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  1. Quiz: How many words from the Swedish university exam do you know?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Local

    Every year, tens of thousands of people sit the Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test, the results of which can be used on university applications. Take The Local's quiz, based on the vocabulary section of the test, to see how many of these tricky Swedish words you understand.

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  2. Our kids are falling behindRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Age

    Australia focuses heavily on school students' achievement at a point in time. But the sad reality is that achievement tells us a lot about real estate values, and less about how to improve the school system.

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  3. The high-achieving students lagging behind in VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Age

    It turns out that the state where a student attends school has a greater impact on how they learn than the school's location, size or sector, according to a blunt assessment of state-by-state results released by the Grattan Institute. But Victorian schools were the star performers when it came to supporting disadvantaged students, who made four months more progress than the national average from years 7 to 9. "We need to continue to support disadvantaged students," report co-author Peter Goss said.

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  4. Govt project teachers to go on hunger strike tomorrow for permanent jobRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    Several hundred teachers organise a sit-in programme in front of the Jatiya press Club in Dhaka on Monday, October 22, 2018. Photo: Amran Hossain The hunger strike was declared at a sit-in programme attended by several hundred teachers in front of the Jatiya press Club in Dhaka this morning.

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  5. 'This Is Not Who I Am': For Harvard Admissions Dean, The Trial Is PersonalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    The trial investigating whether the College discriminates against Asian-Americans could decide the fate of affirmative action in America. But for Dean of Admissions William R. Fitzsimmons '67, it could also decide who he is at Harvard - and how he is remembered.

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  6. Asian-American Harvard Admits Earned Highest Average SAT Score of Any Racial Group From 1995 to 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    Over an 18-year period stretching from 1995 to 2013, Asian-American students admitted to Harvard scored higher on the SAT than did their peer admits from other racial groups, according to data released in the admissions trial. Over an 18-year period stretching from 1995 to 2013, Asian-American students admitted to Harvard scored higher on the SAT than did their peer admits from other racial groups, according to data released in the admissions trial last week.

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  7. Once secret, Harvard's admissions process outRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of India

    A federal trial is providing a rare glimpse into the secretive selection process at Harvard. Emails hint that there is special consideration for the offspring of big donors.

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  8. Each player in Nebraska's rushing triple threat represents something different for the programRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Northfield News

    Nebraska's Maurice Washington and Adrian Martinez celebrate a fourth-quarter touchdown in the win over Minnesota.

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  9. Teen aspiring to pharmacy careerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Ranked first in her class, a committed student-athlete and a volunteer with over 200 community service hours, Nicole Taylor has certainly learned how to manage her time wisely during her time at Graves County High School.

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  10. Dockets, ratings and - tips': Harvard's admissions secrets revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The numbers are ruthless: out of more than 40,000 applications a year to Harvard University, not quite 2,000 make the final cut. Just one admitted for every 19 rejected.

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  11. Are students indebted to society after graduation?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    When I graduate in the coming year, I will owe first a debt to my parents, for their support and guidance. I will owe a debt of gratitude to my friends, for the warmth that they shared, and to past professors, for the knowledge that they conferred.

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  12. Tuition creeps up nationwide but net costs remain flatRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    It may not ease the sticker shock for parents and students, but as college tuition and fees continue to creep up, the actual costs are flat - or in some cases lower - thanks to increases in grant money offered by schools. The savings, however, might not translate to more than a few extra late-night pizzas, according to an annual report on college pricing trends issued Tuesday by the College Board, which administers the SAT and the Advanced Placement program.

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  13. Dan Hannan: Falling IQ scores may explain why politics has turned so nastyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    've worked out why we loathe each other so much - why democracy throughout the West, and especially in the United States, has become so partisan, so adversarial, so angry. Pundits have been writing for over a decade about increasing political polarization.

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  14. After LSU violated admissions standards, scrutiny increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Bickering about a few hundred college students at Louisiana State University has mushroomed into a far larger quarrel about lines of authority in state higher education and the autonomy of individual campuses. The conflict began when LSU President F. King Alexander decided to lessen the use of minimum admissions criteria for first-time students without initially announcing the changes publicly or first getting the official backing of his university system board or the Board of Regents that oversees all higher education policy in Louisiana.

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  15. Week In Review: Oct. 14-20, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | My Verona NJ

    The week of October 14 saw a Verona Park suicide awareness walk top its goals, as candidates for the Board of Education addressed standardized testing and township officials readied plans for a business forum. Last Sunday, October 14, a fundraising walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention drew more than 1,100 people to Verona Park.

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  16. League of women voters candidate profiles: U.S. SenatorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Editor's note: To help voters learn more about the candidates, the Advocate is printing profiles provided by the League of Women Voters in contested races in the Nov. 6 election.

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  17. Canberra Now: Schools 'left behind' by bus network; our fluffy sayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Welcome to another working week. Hope you enjoyed your weekend and didn't get caught in the storm on Saturday.

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  18. Dockets, ratings and 'tips': How Harvard admissions selects a...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SFGate

    Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against Harvard University's admission process at Copley Square in Boston on Oct. 14. Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against Harvard University's admission process at Copley Square in Boston on Oct. 14. Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against Harvard University's admission process at Copley Square in Boston on Oct. 14. Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against Harvard University's admission process at Copley Square in Boston on Oct. 14. The numbers are ruthless: Out of more than 40,000 applications a year to Harvard University, not quite 2,000 make the final cut. Just one admitted for every 19 rejected.

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  19. Center helps students commit to collegeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Riverdale Press

    The College Directions and teen center programs of Kingsbridge Heights Community Center have partnered with Bronx Theatre High School and English Language Learners and International Support Preparatory Academy students on the John F. Kennedy campus to offer college prep services. After school each Monday and Wednesday between 3 and 6 p.m., the community center at 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace offers SAT preparation, college advising and college bridging programs for graduating high school seniors.

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  20. Maine school to Connecticut students: We want youRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Billboard advertising purchased by the University of Maine looks to recruit Connecticut students to apply to the Orono-based school's Flagship Match Program.

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