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  1. Canberra school staff who built a steel enclosure to lock up an autistic boy NOT sackedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Daily Mail

    School cage disgrace: Eight staff reprimanded but not a single person sacked for building a steel enclosure to lock up an autistic boy A group of teachers who were involved in using a cage to restrain a ten-year-old boy with autism will not be stood down over the 'heartbreaking' incident due to a 'clear lack of policy' around escalating difficult classroom situations. Eight ACT Education and Training Directorate staff members faced a disciplinary hearing this week after it was revealed a young autistic boy who attended a state school in Canberra's south had been locked in a steel cage in a misguided attempt to manage his behaviour.


  2. Players of the Week for girls basketball for Nov. 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago |

    What Clover did last week: Hiram College commit scored career high 29 points in a 64-57 overtime win over Canton Central Catholic. Scored eight of her team's 14 points in overtime.


  3. Three Minutes Across the Counter With Long Island Regents PrepRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago |

    "Three Minutes Across the Counter" is a feature on Patch in which we chat with local business owners. If you would like to be featured, email [email protected] with the name of your business.


  4. The School Board discussed the implications of the Smarter Balanced test.Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    Results from the district's state testing results are being considered as the district moves forward with its curriculum decisions for the coming year. Smarter Balanced is the state test that replaced the NECAP assessment this year for grades 3-8 and grade 11. The test measures English and language arts in one portion and math in another.


  5. Gale warning for CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Canberra City News

    A TROUGH of low pressure is crossing southeast New South Wales this morning, accompanied by a vigorous west to northwesterly airstream, locally reaching gales force. Damaging winds averaging around 60 km/h with peak gusts to 90 km/h are forecast for parts of the Snowy Mountains, Australian Capital Territory, Southern Tablelands and Illawarra forecast districts today, particularly higher parts.


  6. Would officer have prevented school stabbing?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    City school administrators are looking for ways to bring the community closer together to talk safety and the possible role of school police following the stabbing of one student by a fellow classmate at Renaissance Academy High School, which is closed on Wednesday. WITH THE STORY.


  7. Give Thanks: Massachusetts Named 'Best State To Live In'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    "Massachusetts residents are quite wealthy," the survey reported. "Massachusetts' nation-leading college attainment rate of 41 percent-it is the only state where more than two in five adults have a bachelor's degree-is a major driver of the state's strong economy and high quality of life."


  8. Giving Back: Dewitt Robinson puts his students firstRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... to dedicate time to volunteering, regularly seeking more funds to help students prepare for the standardized testing that will help shape their future. He has also made appearances at Jacksonville's crowdfunding competition One Spark and served as a ...


  9. Students worried about strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | O-R Online

    While most students are worried about what grade they will receive on a paper for English class, Peters Township High School students are concerned about being able to take advanced placement tests due to the strike by teachers.


  10. Less than half pass summer California bar exam this yearRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    For the second year in a row, the percentage of people who successfully took the summer California bar exam fell to a historic low, with less than 47% passing, according to state statistics. Last year, only 48.6% of those who took the exam made the grade, the first time the passage rate dipped below half in nearly a decade.


  11. I am Thankful for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    I am thankful for the opportunity to serve the community and help others to pursue their passions.


  12. Library offers free SAT practice testRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    The Vacaville Cultural Center Library, in partnership with Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, will offer free practice tests and workshops to prepare for SAT college admissions testing. The test session will be from noon to 4 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the library on 1020 Ulatis Drive in Vacaville.


  13. Letter: Some Latino parents support Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

    As the nation's largest Latino civil rights organization, the National Council of La Raza works with Latino parents every day. We found Newsday's Nov. 17 article, "Seeking Common Core opt-out 'en Espanol,' " lacking an important perspective -- that of Latino parents.


  14. Report: Cuomo may backtrack on tying teacher evaluation to Common Core scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    File - Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press availably in the Hart Lounge at the Empire State Plaza Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. File - Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press availably in the Hart Lounge at the Empire State Plaza Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. If that sounds like a 180-degree turn from previous proposals by the governor, that's because it is. In January, he called for increasing the weight of student test scores in teacher evaluations from 20 percent to 50 percent - a change that was supposed to roll out this school year but was delayed for most school districts after the state allowed for hardship waivers.


  15. Lanesboro School Board hears multiple school and audit reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Republican-Leader

    As a part of the regular Lanesboro School Board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19, Pam Ristau shared a summary of her audit report, noting a recent change in financial statements. While she found no errors or issues with the schools financials, she briefed the board on a change the governmental county standard that was recently implemented into the districts by GASB .


  16. Canberra mornings: November 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    A $1 million sand pit in the northern suburbs of Canberra continues to divide opinions, but ACT chief minister Andrew Barr says the controversial multi-purpose Lyneham Beach Sports Facility , which was officially opened on Wednesday, will be a valuable addition to the area's growing sports precinct. The total cost of the project has blown out to $1.063 million after it was initially set to have a price tag of $750,000 when announced in February last year.


  17. This Thanksgiving, give thanks for living in one of nation's best statesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WHDH

    According to the website , the Bay State is the best state in the country to live in based on living conditions, quality of life, and education levels. As in many of the other best states to live in, Massachusetts residents are quite wealthy.


  18. No more 'fake classes,' schools promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Some students were assigned to "work experience" or "service" classes that required picking up trash, running errands - or nothing at all. Others were sent home early.


  19. Prep sidelines: Signing with Western Carolina brings relief for Eastern Guilford's RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    Andrew Robinson is headed to Western Carolina's baseball team as an outfielder, although the Eastern Guilford senior isn't ready to completely lose sight of his roots as a pitcher. "I'm gonna go there as an outfielder, and then they can watch me pitch and if they think I can do it, they'll have me do it," said Robinson, who signed with Western Carolina last week at Eastern Guilford.


  20. Wednesday on Lake Effect: Optional ACT Score, Connecting Kids With Musicians, Micro AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WUWM

    Today on the show, why Beloit College is part of a growing number of schools around the country that don't require students to take the ACT or SAT to be admitted. Then, a Milwaukee man's organization connects kids in need - with musicians.