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  1. Falls School District happy with ACT ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Menomonee Falls

    Wisconsin has the second highest ACT scores in the country, and the School District of Menomonee Falls scored well above that. A total of 316, or 77 percent, of graduating Falls seniors students took the ACT in 2014-15, earning a composite score of 23.5. "We are pleased that the hard work of our students and staff is paying off.

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  2. Avon, Avon Lake play for Silver Rail trophy Sept. 4: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

    When the Avon Eagles take the football field against the Avon Lake Shoremen on Sept. 4 at Joe Firment Chevrolet Stadium in Avon, it will be the first match up for the two schools as members of the Southwestern Conference.

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  3. Class of 2019 arrives at UVMRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Her 18-year-old daughter, Alexandra, is among the 2,400 incoming freshman at the University of Vermont. The Southborough, Massachusetts, native says though she was the one to always take care of her two autistic brothers, she's ready to move in and start this new chapter of her life.

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  4. "Squawk like a sea gull"Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester County Times

    Members of the Class of 2019 and transfer students officially arrived Thursday for the academic year at Salisbury University in Salisbury. "Squawk like a sea gull" Members of the Class of 2019 and transfer students officially arrived Thursday for the academic year at Salisbury University in Salisbury.

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  5. KY high school ACT's improving despite lower scores statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The Kentucky Department of Education says the state is behind the rest of the country when it comes to meeting ACT college-readiness benchmarks. "To see some pay off with some positive scores some positive movement is always nice," said Charley Broughton, Owensboro Apollo High School principal.

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  6. Thumbs of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    Thumbs up to Dr. Paul Stumb, who was named the newest president of Cumberland University at the school's convocation Wednesday. Stumb, 55, has served Cumberland University since 2003, when he became an adjunct professor, a capacity in which he served for two years before becoming dean of the Labry School, a position he has held while the division evolved to its current incarnation as the Labry School of Science, Technology and Business.

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  7. First scores from new standardized tests show mixed resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Education Week

    The first round of results from Connecticut's new standardized exams show more students than expected are excelling at English language arts, but math skills remain a challenge, according to scores released Friday. The math scores matched state estimates, but Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell said there is "significant room for improvement" and announced a new council to assist teachers that will be made up of educators, industry and business leaders and experts in math, science and technology.

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  8. Lifelong learner, Broomfield High senior aced the ACTRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Broomfield Enterprise

    With six Advanced Placement classes under his belt, and a passion to devour math equations like some students devour their lunch in the cafeteria, it's no wonder Jacob Ogden aced his ACT test. That means Ogden, a senior at Broomfield High School, got a perfect 36 out the test, which he took in June.

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  9. P-G honored for 'beating the odds'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Putnam County Sentinel

    A Putnam County school is listed among the top 50 of Newsweek magazine's 2015 "Beating the Odds" list. This list ranks the top 500 high schools in the nation for low-income students Pandora-Gilboa placed 46th on the list.

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  10. Lamar Lauds ACT SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Lamar School announced this week that the Class of 15 averaged a composite score of 26.1 on the American College Test, or ACT. The average score in Mississippi and the nation is 19. The ACT is a curriculum-based measure of college readiness in English, math, reading, and science.

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  11. Expect some changes at UCS this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | C & G Newspapers

    ... algebra students and English students for Advanced Placement courses in those fields. In terms of standardized testing, high school juniors will be taking the SAT college entrance exam instead of the ACT. In addition, the preliminary PSAT exam will ...

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  12. For Your FileRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Editor's Note : We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them.

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  13. University of Kentucky enrollment is growingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    Lexington's pulse always quickens as students return in August, especially now with enrollment at the University of Kentucky expected to top 30,000 for the second year in a row. Numbers won't be final for a few weeks, but UK's freshmen are expected to make up the largest class ever .

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  14. Recent Mass. grads tie for top score on ACT testRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Bay State high school students outperformed their peers in most other states on the annual ACT test, a benchmark for their college and career readiness, tying with Connecticut for the highest average score in the nation. Massachusetts high school seniors in the 2015 class scored an average composite score of 24.4 out of a possible 36 points.

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  15. More and more, Hurricane Katrina is portrayed as a blessingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    This combination of Sept. 11, 2005 and July 29, 2015 aerial photos show the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans flooded by Hurricane Katrina and the same area a decade later.

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  16. 'In the Mind Fields' and the renewed emphasis on a mindful approach to mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    In a 1956 cover story marking the centenary of Sigmund Freud's birth, Time celebrated the Viennese physician as the father of American psychiatry. While the magazine acknowledged that fewer than 10% of the nation's 9,000 psychiatrists were "hard-core analysts," it estimated that at least 70% of those trained since the early 1930s were steeped in Freud.

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  17. Parents enact change at local high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Upon returning to school, students found they had been placed in remedial classes based on test scores that are two years old because the FSA is currently being validated and scores from last year have yet to be released. Parents of upset students are fighting back and have the law on their side.

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  18. Boston Among Top School Districts in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Just in time for the start of the school year, Boston Magazine has released its annual rankings of the top school districts in the state. Just in time for the start of the school year, Boston Magazine has released its annual rankings of the top school districts in Massachusetts.

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  19. Report: W.Va. high school grads ill-prepared for collegeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The annual report by ACT says 21 percent of students who took this year's ACT test met all four of the organization's college readiness benchmarks. The report says 69 percent of students were ready for freshman English courses, compared to 64 percent nationally.

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  20. Three tensions in health care: Guideline fatigue, patient power, end of life dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AEI

    As we savor the fading days of summer and begin to gear up for a busy autumn, it seems like to good time for another edition of "Three Tensions In Healthcare." The delivery of care is said to suffer from excessive variability, which can result in some patients receiving a higher quality of care than others.

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