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  1. Dublin High Principal Announces RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Patch.com

    DUBLIN, CA: Carol Shimizu, who has served as the principal of Dublin High School since 2004, announced her retirement at the end of the school year, ending a 48-year career in education. The district will immediately begin the process of preparing the search for Shimizu's successor.

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  2. CDE recognizes Jepson as a modela middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Reporter

    State schools chief Tom Torlakson on Monday officially accorded Vacaville's Willis Jepson Middle School an honor local educators have known about for nearly a month. The Elder Street campus - the daytime home to 43 teachers, 940 students and Principal Kelley Birch - is among 13 high-performing California middle schools that have been newly designated as model middle schools in the 2015–16 Schools to Watch™-Taking Center Stage program.

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  3. University of Del. makes SAT, ACT scores optional for instate admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Philly.com

    The University of Delaware will allow instate applicants to choose not to submit SAT or ACT scores, becoming the latest school to decide that requiring high test scores may deter otherwise excellent students. Applicants can still submit test scores for consideration, and all students will be required to submit test scores after they are accepted so the university can evaluate the effectiveness of the pilot program.

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  4. Private school tuition bill passes first hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Capital-Journal

    Under the private school tax credit program, public school students, such as those attending Avondale West and Whitson elementary schools, can seek scholarships to attend Catholic schools, such as Mater Dei and Holy Family. A bill in the Legislature would expand the program in several ways.

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  5. Chihuly Piece Stolen, Trump In Tampa, Best High SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Patch.com

    Patch operates 23 daily news sites in Florida. The following are some of the top headlines from around the state from the past day: As the University of Central Florida continues to face the aftermath of a data breach that affected an estimated 63,000 current and former students and faculty members, LifeLock is offering insights about the growing trend of identity theft in Florida.

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  6. Technology snag mars first day of TNReady testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Maury County Public Schools' first day of standardized testing with the new TNReady assessment started later than expected because of technical issues. Before testing began, the Maury County school district received a message from the Tennessee Department of Education, saying the vendor administering the assessment had "a server down," Communications Specialist & Grants Coordinator Kim Doddridge said.

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  7. Poetry Out Loud competition draws North Jersey studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NorthJersey.com

    ... Out Loud competition. In an age of abbreviated texting, emoji responses, quick-hit social media and standardized testing draining time away from arts education, convincing teenagers to memorize poetry might seem futile. But Choi and her fellow ...

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  8. Education 5 mins ago 7:35 p.m.TnReady not ready as testing beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Monday was the first day that the new standardized tests were to be administered on a widespread level online in Tennessee. The exams for reading/language arts and math exams are eventually expected to replace the current TCAPs .

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  9. Kambah, Cook and Rivett shops to get upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Canberra City News

    MEEGAN Fitzharris says work has started on a series of upgrades at Cook, Rivett and Kambah local shopping centres to enhance the character of our suburbs. "These latest shopping centre upgrades will see a range of upgrades implemented, including improved lighting along footpaths, better access to bus stops, new public space seating, bicycle racks, and additional parking spaces for people with disability.

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  10. Margaret Lavin: Santa Clara County Office of Education will be home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Pacifica Tribune

    The Santa Clara County Office of Education will be the home of the California Global Education Summit hosted by the California Department of Education on Thursday. "The CDE's choice to host the Global Education Summit at our office is an honor and testament to the accomplishments of our Multilingual Education Services team, who work tirelessly to ensure all students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and become true global citizens," said county Superintendent of Schools Jon Gundry.

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  11. The Problem with EconomistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    As has bothered some of you, I think the field of Economics is largely intellectually bankrupt, a field specializing in mathematical formulas that tell us almost nothing about human behavior, a field serving as intellectual hacks for free-market global capitalism that provides justification for the exploitation of the world's workers without actually caring about those workers, a field that intellectually uncurious and that is only comfortable with policymaking from 30,000 feet, yet a field that has an enormously inflated view of its own importance to the world, often looking down on other academic disciplines. This is not true of all economists of course, but it is true of far too many.

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  12. Online glitch halts statewide student testing in Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | USA Today

    ... halted the standardized tests. MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - A contractor's technology failure halted statewide standardized testing on the first day that TNReady, Tennessee new online exam program, was be widely administered. The system for ...

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  13. Malek Fahd Islamic School could close after losing $20 MILLION in government fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    Australia's biggest Islamic School could close after losing $20 MILLION in government funding because they cannot show how the money is spent Australia's biggest Islamic School has been stripped of $20 million in government funding following allegations the money was not being used only on education. Malek Fahd Islamic School in Greenacre, south-west of Sydney, which has more than 2,400 students, could be forced to close its gate after the Federal Government said it would stop funding.

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    Monday Feb 8 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... sent an email to school directors saying around 8:25 a.m. the MIST platform, or Measurement Inc. Standardized Testing, experienced major outages across the state. The commissioner wrote, "These outages were caused because the network utilized by ...

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  15. Free SAT math prep at Daytona State for area studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Capital Soup

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - For Volusia and Flagler county school students preparing to sit for the SAT exam, Daytona State College's Mathematics Department has scheduled six free math-prep sessions to help students feel more confident taking the test.

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  16. District 75 to introduce Spanish/English immersion for kindergartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    The 2016-17 year will present a different experience for dozens of Mundelein Elementary District 75 kindergartners as the first participants in a two-way language immersion program. Beginning in kindergarten and eventually through fifth grade, students enrolled in the voluntary program will spend half the day being taught in Spanish and the other half in English.

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  17. Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test TakersaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The GMAT Club Journal

    This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities.

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  18. From Punk Rock To White ChalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | New Haven Independent

    Ten years into her job teaching high school in New Haven, Leslie Blatteau loves her work in the classroom - and sees some unsettling signs in where public education is headed. She came to teaching through an unconventional path.

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  19. Free PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Scoop

    After giving the country a two month break, parliament will resume tomorrow. Your property is no longer safe.

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  20. Catahoula Parish Achieves Certification as 'ACT Work Ready'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The mission of the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance is to help people prosper in vibrant, thriving communities. CLEDA's activities include keeping data on Central Louisiana parishes, marketing the region to a national audience, working to provide educational opportunities to members, addressing workforce development concerns of regional employers and continuously communicating with existing businesses to maximize business expansion and retention efforts.

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