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  1. AVID tutoring program benefits DHS students Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Herald Democrat

    The first year of high school can be a difficult one for students, but for freshman at Denison High School, a newly introduced tutoring program known as AVID is making things just a little bit easier.

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  2. Up to one in seven apprentices injured in the ACT, lawyer cites culture of bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Age

    Three trainee tradies are seriously injuring themselves on Canberra worksites every month, with up to one in seven apprentices lodging compensation claims in some organisations. ACT government data shows in the past three years apprentices have been involved in about 100 incidents serious enough to lead to accepted compensation claims.

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  3. 'Devastating' report shows universities are 'failing' studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    Universities have been accused of "actively covering up sexual assaults" in a submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission, which alleges there have been just six expulsions in the past five years despite more than 500 official complaints. The allegations, made by the advocacy group End Rape on Campus Australia, are based on more than five years of data and freedom-of-information requests, which show more than 500 official complaints of sexual assault have been made to universities in the past five years, with 145 reports relating specifically to rape.

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  4. Grass fire near Cotter RiverRead the original story

    Friday | Canberra City News

    The ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Fire & Rescue have 20 units and two water-bombing aircraft fighting a grass fire burning near the Cotter River, along Warks Road near Brindabella Road. The fire, about 15 hectares in size, is being controlled and there is little-to-no risk to life and property in the urban or rural areas of the ACT.

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  5. Bill proposed as answer for failing schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

    A Senate bill sponsored in part by a Forsyth County legislator could help alleviate the problem of failing schools in the state. Senate Bill 68, which is backed by Sen. Michael Williams, whose District 27 spans much of Forsyth County, is looking to establish an "individual student education account program" for Georgia students to attend private schools across the state.

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  6. Star Students: Cobb's top high school students and their teachers to be honored MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Twenty-five of Cobb's highest-performing high school seniors will be honored Monday night at the 50th annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Metro-Marietta.

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  7. Superintendent candidates see great potential in SOCSDRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    All three candidates vying to become Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's next superintendent agree the school district has the potential to be one of the best public school systems in Mississippi. On Thursday, the district began the process of introducing the shortlist of candidates -- Tullahoma, Tennessee, School District Superintendent Dan Lawson, Scott County School District Superintendent Tony McGee and Tupelo School District Assistant Superintendent Eddie Peasant -- to various school and community stakeholder groups.

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  8. ACT, SAT becoming standard across stateRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    High school juniors across Ohio will take an ACT or SAT college-entrance exam this spring to fulfill a state mandate that requires public school districts and charter schools to give one of the two tests to nearly all 11th graders. SAT prep coordinator Brad Hohenberger watches as juniors Adam Stormer, left, and Tyler Sams use a computer program to prepare for the SAT at Perrysburg High School.

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  9. Cheltenham says goodbye to same old classrooms, hello to hands-on learningRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... traction in academic circles this decade arguably, a reaction to the ever-increasing emphasis on standardized testing and classroom drills that clearly aren't working for all kids. The Cheltenham initiative is based in part on the nationally ...

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  10. Myra Blackmon: You can't legislate learningRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    "You can't legislate morality." It was a quip I heard repeatedly back in the 1960s and 70s when many people wanted to resist doing the right thing about school desegregation and opportunities for all people.

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  11. Teachers describe state's evaluation law as 'unfair and inhumane'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    That's how teachers described a state law holding them personally responsible for the performance of their students on standardized tests. They had a different reaction to a plan by Democratic Assemblyman Ozzie Fumo to repeal that law, which came in the form of a round of cheers and applause at a Saturday town hall meeting held by the Nevada State Education Association, the state teacher union.

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  12. Reza Aslan says America is a 'sponge' - not a melting potRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

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  13. The College Board is cracking down on cheating and test stealingRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... now superscore all ACT and SAT scores. Prospective students will no longer need to send in all their standardized testing results. According to the Associated Press , The College Board will reduce the amount of testing dates from six per year to ...

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  14. Orange Bowl football showcase brings exposure to unrecognized talentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    As much of a hotbed for high school football talent as Miami-Dade, Broward and even Palm Beach Counties have been through the years, a lot of it still slips through the cracks leaving kids unnoticed. The Orange Bowl Committee decided to do something about it this year and thus was born the Orange Bowl High School Football Showcase held Saturday morning at Nova Southeastern University.

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  15. SAT Prep Classes Start TOMORROWRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    All Juniors attending public school in Maine are required to take the SATs on April 5, 2017. There is still time to enroll your son or daughter in one of our SAT Prep Classes! In addition to classes we will be offering one-on-one prep or you can create your own small group.

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  16. Higher ed reform could cost UCF millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A plan moving through the Legislature aimed at increasing standards and boosting the reputations of Florida's colleges has drawn praise from university officials, but it could also cost schools such as the University of Central Florida millions of dollars in state funding. Senate President Joe Negron , R-Stuart, is pushing to raise the stature of Florida's colleges to put them on par with public universities like those in North Carolina and Virginia.

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  17. Here's why you should send your kid to an arts camp this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boston.com

    Arts and culture make up a $704 billion industry in the United States - that's more than 4 percent of our nation's gross domestic product - and business leaders say that creativity is among the top skills they look for when hiring, as well as one of the most important traits for success. Research also shows that a solid arts education in school enhances student outcomes in multiple ways: Motivation and attendance improve, standardized test scores go up, dropout rates go down.

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  18. Special Report: Strengthening Stem in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WTVM

    Schools across the country are making the switch to STEM education to promote hands-on learning and improve student engagement. Storm Team 9 Meteorologist Mallory Schnell has more on STEM opportunities throughout the Valley and how students can get involved at every grade level.

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  19. Transgender Students, For-Profit Colleges And Changes To The SATRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... law enforcement to prosecute theft of exams. But FairTest, a national organization critical of standardized testing, was quick to point out a potential problem - the College Board didn't say it would stop "recycling" test questions from previous ...

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  20. City SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    PLAYWRIGHT LAUREN GUNDERSON HEADLINES APRIL 3 PLAYGROUND GALA. The award winning new play incubator Playground has a stellar line up for its 2017 Gala fundraiser taking place Monday, April 3 at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater in San Francisco.

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