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  1. Competition intensifies in McDonalds Womens Premier CricketRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 15 | PressReleasePoint

    Time is running out for those teams outside the top four in McDonald's Women's Premier Cricket, and this weekend presents an opportunity to maintain contact with the leading teams, as the competition nears its conclusion. Bankstown Sports are currently in first position on the table, five points clear of St George-Sutherland in second place.

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  2. Mississippi high school graduation rate at record 83 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Education Week

    State officials said Thursday that a record 83 percent of Mississippi seniors graduated on time from high school in 2016-2017, even as some lawmakers demand an end to subject tests that affect whether students can graduate. "Are we where we want to be nationally? No," said Wright.

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  3. Bessemer student in class by himselfRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 15 | Daily Globe

    Bessemer - Byron Hooyman, A.D. Johnston High School student, learned last September, with about 16,000 other students nationwide, that his academic achievement and test scores earned recognition as a semi-finalist as a National Merit Scholar. The NMS program began in 1955 and high school students are entered into the program when taking the preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, the initial screening point of about 1.6 million entrants every year.

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  4. Illinois mulls plan to give college tests to all high-schoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Daily Gazette

    Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! News you use every day! Daily, Daily including the e-Edition or e-Edition only. Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more.

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  5. a We mourn for the potential that was losta : Vigil held for 17 victims ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | KUIC-FM Vacaville

    The Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead Wednesday is the 18th school shooting in the first 45 days of 2018, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a nonprofit group that works to prevent gun violence. When President Trump spoke to the nation Thursday about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, he did not mention the debate over gun policy.

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  6. PSU faculty discuss barriers to women in the sciencesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 15 | PressReleasePoint

    Progress has been made by women in science and engineering fields over the years, but gender bias and stereotypes often remain stubborn barriers to overcome, a Portland State University academic panel said Thursday. Two professors and a graduate student researcher discussed their experiences and insights in the science, technology, engineering and math fields before a campus and community audience of about 150 at the Native American Student and Community Center.

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  7. Study in India: IITs, NITs, IIMs join in, aim 2L foreign students by '2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | DNA India

    The Central government wants to take the number of foreign students in Indian education institutions to over 2 lakh by the year 2022 through their 'Study in India' programme. Over 100 educational institutions have come aboard, including Indian Institutes of Technology , National Institutes of Technology , Indian Institutes of Management and central universities that will facilitate admission for international students.

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  8. ABA removes remedial actions requirements for Ave Maria School of LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | ABA Journal

    Finding that Ave Maria School of Law is now in compliance with an accreditation standard addressing admissions, the council of the ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has removed requirements of specific remedial actions. The council decision was recently posted on the Legal Education Section's website.

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  9. BWW Blog: Life in the Waiting RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Trying to get your acting career started can be one of the most physically and mentally draining tasks that burns out so many actors before they get their "big break." Especially if you are starting out with a resume with some college credits, and maybe some high school shows as well.

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  10. Jeff Hunt: teaching at the 'juvie' that averages four stars on Google reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Age

    The affable security guard at the front desk at Bimberi Youth Justice Centre, on the northern outskirts of Canberra, will not allow me to bring my spring-loaded ballpoint pen into the jail. "Click-click, bang-bang," he says, impenetrably, then explains that a detainee might steal the pen and use it as a detonator.

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  11. Government to set up online panel to broaden community inputRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The RiotACT

    The ACT Government has moved to increase direct community engagement with the announcement of a new online community panel as part of a new Community Panel would be in place by mid-year and would make it easier for Canberrans to contribute to policy development and government decision-making. Mr Barr acknowledged that the community wanted a more coordinated approach from the Government and said it wanted to hear from everyone, not just those who can attend community meetings.

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  12. SAT Prep at The Study Hall in RockportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Herald Gazette

    The Study Hall in Rockport is offering a variety of SAT Prep classes for the mandatory April 10th SAT test. We have been offering SAT Prep in the MidCoast for the last 13 years.

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  13. Candidate Success Spotlight: Columbia, Wharton, Booth and Darden...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 15 | The GMAT Club Journal

    One of the most frequent questions I get from applicants is: what does a successful candidate profile look like? Naturally, there is no one answer, but in response to applicant demand, I post Candidate Success Stories from time to time. Here is the latest: As a candidate with greater than average work experience, it was important that we established a strong and unique career vision.

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  14. Testing Results Showing ImprovementRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Democrat

    Members of the Emmetsburg Community School Board received some good news in terms of academic performance of students during the February board meeting Monday night, Feb. 12. Board members also reviewed the recently completed audit of the district's finances and gave their approval to the audit. One of the highlights of the monthly Administrator's reports came from West Elementary, where Principal Joe Carter shared the most recent FAST testing results for the Winter period for grades Pre-Kindergarten through Fourth.

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  15. Canberra Now: News in 90 Seconds for February 16, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Age

    Happy Friday! We're looking at a sunny top of 30 degrees today, with a fire danger rating of high. It will be heating up even more over the weekend, with 31 on Saturday and 34 on Sunday.

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  16. South Dakota bid to ban gender identity teaching shelvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Education Week

    A South Dakota lawmaker is dropping a plan that would have made the state the first to ban public schools from teaching about gender identity in elementary and middle schools. Republican Sen. Phil Jensen rewrote his bill Thursday to drop any mention of transgender issues.

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  17. PARCC the carcass of N.J. standardized tests; Nary a word about Trump success on nj.com| FeedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The Jersey Journal

    ... had been used for direct instructional purposes. A recently released Rutgers-Eagleton poll shows that standardized testing is controversial among the state's public school parents. While 55 percent believe it should be a graduation requirement, 44 ...

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  18. Asian-American groups are saying that affirmative action hurts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | News Times

    The Asian-American Coalition for Education is arguing that affirmative action hurts Asian students' chance at getting into Ivy League schools. We spoke with the head of that coalition, a student who feels being Asian hurt his college application, and an NAACP Legal Defense Fund lawyer to try and settle the debate.

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  19. Nation-Now 1 hour ago 10:59 a.m.Why students at prestigious high schools still cheat on examsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 15 | KIII

    Some of us might think that academic integrity is sacred in high-performing schools and that students who attend such schools are unlikely to cheat. Since many of these schools are located in affluent neighborhoods, it seems logical to assume that students at these schools would not need to cheat since they have ample resources at their disposal.

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  20. The Highest-Performing Women Are (Still) Scoring Lower Than Men on the SATRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Ms. Magazine

    Last year, Educational Testing Service , which publishes the SAT, had a chance to even the score between the sexes even further with a major revision of its test. It has chosen, instead, to widen the gender gap for the highest-performing women.

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