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  1. Toler Freyaldenhoven, ConwayRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | NWAonline

    Toler Freyaldenhoven started the school year wanting to break a record in the 1,600 meters. He wound up with a nice bonus.


  2. NNY lawmakers, education officials, oppose regulation that would punish districts for opt-outRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Northern New York state and federal lawmakers and education stakeholders are in concert in opposing a proposed federal regulation requiring states penalize school districts with low compliance rates for the standardized tests. Common Core standards and related standardized tests have had a shaky start in New York with several changes made and a statewide opt-out movement.


  3. Test results for school-choice program won't be broken down by individual private schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anniston Star

    For three years, private schools participating the Alabama Accountability Act - the state's much-debated school choice program - have been collecting test data to measure their students' performance. But when that data is released in September, it won't be broken down on a school-by-school basis - a stark contrast from the testing regime at public schools, which will soon get A-through-F grades based on standardized test scores.


  4. 'Schools on Trial: How Freedom and Creativity Can Fix Our...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Could public schools benefit by allowing students more time for creativity and free thinking? Would students be happier if there was less pressure to prepare for and perform well on standardized tests? Chances are many educators would agree the answer to both questions is yes. But the obstacle is federal and state mandates that require teaching to a standardized curriculum and annual standardized testing which measures achievement and brands districts with numbers or grades equating to success or failure.


  5. Local Government Officials Banning Minors From Church in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Voice of America

    A woman prays with other villagers during a mass in the morning at the Liuhe Catholic Church in Liuhe village on the outskirts of Qingxu county, northern China's Shanxi province, Sept. 11, 2011.


  6. Rauner once called Chicago teachers 'virtually illiterate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner was forced to issue an apology Thursday for contending in an email sent in 2011 that half of Chicago Public Schools teachers "are virtually illiterate" and half of its principals are "incompetent." At the time, Rauner, who was elected in 2014, was a private equity executive and a large donor to the Chicago Public Education Fund, an education reform group.


  7. Bellis learns a thing or two about tennis from VenusRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Almanac

    CiCi Bellis learned a lot of lessons at the Bank of the West Classic. It looks like she's going to be learning a lot more on the campus after officially committing to Stanford.


  8. Tamihere, Seymour clash over failed charter schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    ACT's David Seymour rejects criticism that the charter schools setup process is swamped in bureaucracy, and says one of the scheme's long-time backers only dropped out over a contractual dispute. West Auckland's Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust, which was due to get its licence to start a bilingual Maori school in 2017 under the charter school model, has withdrawn its bid at the last minute.


  9. Hillary Clinton introduces VP candidate Tim Kaine in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WPBF

    Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is in Miami Saturday rallying for her campaign along with vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine. Erin Guy reports.


  10. New school year on horizon; where are the teachers?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Bugle

    When Proposition 123 passed, schools across the Verde Valley committed the extra revenue to teacher salaries. Some districts even pledged those wage adjustments months before the vote, with a desire not only to reward their educators for their hard work - but also a desire to retain their services.


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  12. SCIP: solving constraint integer programsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Mathematical Programming Computation In Mathematical Programming Computation, Vol. 1, No.


  13. INFOGRAPHIC: Oklahoma public school fast factsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fox 23

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  14. 5 Things to Know About Hillary Clinton's Running Mate, Tim KaineRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | People

    ... reported. Currently, Holton is focused on overhauling high school curriculum in Virginia and refining standardized testing, according to the Post ,. 4. He's fluent in Spanish Habla espanol. Kaine is a fluent Spanish speaker, once speaking in the ...


  15. Two centres down, unmet demand for indoor sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

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  16. Indigenous name for University of Canberra Public Hospital craneRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Age

    Forget Craney McCraneface: the judges of a public naming competition for the crane that's building Canberra's newest hospital gave a nod to Canberra's first inhabitants. The two primary school-age winners both thought of the Ngunnawal people when casting their entry in the "name the crane" competition.


  17. Our view: Stress relief for local law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    To Mane in Heaven. The Lake in the Hills non-profit took some of its miniature therapy horses to visit the Algonquin Police Department this week, and the Huntley Police Department earlier, to give the local law enforcement officers police some stress relief after the July 7 shooting that killed five officers in Dallas.


  18. Social challenges and benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Social challenges and benefits Class placement ESL students often suffer from the effects of tracking and ability grouping. Students are often placed into low ability groups based on scores on standardized tests in English and Math.


  19. Labor hopeful Taimus Werner-Gibbings hopes to break hyphen drought in ACT electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Taimus Werner-Gibbings has a lot going for him. He's a Sydney University law graduate, holds the plum position of deputy communications director to shadow minister Andrew Leigh, and has a handsome mug which should attract some second glances to corflutes around south Canberra roadsides.


  20. Shorten undertakes major reshuffle of Labor frontbenchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crikey

    Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has undertaken a major frontbench reshuffle, with an expanded line-up playing very different roles in most of the major portfolios. Most significantly, deputy leader Tanya Plibersek moves back to domestic policy, taking Education , putting her in charge of one of the two keys aspects of Labor's policy attack against the Coalition.