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  1. Bank of the West Classic: CiCi Bellis pulls off upset after scary 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    As she eagerly awaits her SAT scores, CiCi Bellis can see herself playing tennis for Stanford on Court 1 of Taube Family Tennis Stadium in the fall of 2017. Twenty-four hours before her opening-round match at the Bank of the West Classic, the bigger question was whether the 17-year-old could even see out of her left eye.

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  2. Stakeholders sound off on school funding commissionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Pike Press

    ... speaking by phone Friday morning, agreed. 'I think it was New Hampshire redid the way they look at standardized testing. They actually went to the districts and asked for their input,' Hull said. 'School districts are experts on how schools run. I ...

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  3. Heartland Daily Podcast - " Lennie Jarratt: Illinois Board of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Heartland Institute

    In today's edition of the Heartland Daily Podcast, we listen in to Terry James Radio Show where Heartland Project Manager for Education joins the show to talk about the Illinois State Board of Education's decision to drop PARCC testing for high school. Jarratt explains why this decision to replace PARCC testing with SAT tests is really a step sideways instead of a step forward due to the fact that SAT is fully aligned to Common Core.

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  4. A 20-Year MBA Admissions Veteran Shares His InsightsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The GMAT Club Journal

    Today we welcome Keith Vaughn, a highly experienced MBA admissions professional. He started as an Associate Director of MBA admissions in 1994 at USC Marshall, moved up to Director in 1997 and to Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions at USC Marshall in 1997.

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  5. Lennie Jarratt: Illinois Board of Education Adopts Common-Core-Aligned SAT TestingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Heartland Institute

    In today's edition of the Heartland Daily Podcast, we listen in to Terry James Radio Show where Heartland Project Manager for Education joins the show to talk about the Illinois State Board of Education's decision to drop PARCC testing for high school. Jarratt explains why this decision to replace PARCC testing with SAT tests is really a step sideways instead of a step forward due to the fact that SAT is fully aligned to Common Core.

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  6. Education Officials Debate How To Better Prepare Kids For CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Texas Tribune

    Paredes came to the meeting armed with studies and statistics showing Texas lags behind other states in key areas including percentage of young adults with postsecondary credentials and high schoolers' performance on college entrance exams. He "They do not come to us really prepared to be teachers," said board member Pat Hardy, a Fort Worth Republican.

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  7. Around Zachary: Blood supply hits summertime lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Advocate

    Plummeting blood donations since May have forced United Blood Services to issue an emergency appeal for all blood types, especially all Rh negative types: A-negative, B-negative, AB-negative and O-negative, according to Lane Regional Medical Center. To assist with the low blood supply, a drive is scheduled for 6:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday in the staff development classroom at Lane, 6300 Main St., Zachary.

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  8. Does eliminating failing grades help students not fail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WRAL.com

    Last year there was widespread pushback against standardized testing, documented by the Deseret News . That reaction began with widespread opting out from tests, and culminated in the new federal education law reducing federal pressure to use standardized tests in evaluating teachers, students and schools.

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  9. SPA celebrates 60 years with national roadshowRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Inside Film

    Foxtel Australia has deployed a new smart media asset management system which is helping it to store and share the burgeoning weight of digital content easily and quickly. ATOM, and ACMI present the 2016 Screen Futures Summit, 1 - 3 July 2016 .

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  10. Watertown graduate among latest Merit Scholarship winnersThe National ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Lebanon Democrat

    The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced more than 800 additional winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities, and among them was Watertown High School graduate Deanna Upchurch. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the National Merit Scholarship program who will attend their institution.

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  11. Pritchard on task force examining school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | De Kalb Midweek

    Daily Chronicle File Photo Andrew Yohanan of DeKalb High School and Matthew Whisenhunt of Sycamore take a time quiz during an ACT prep class at Graham Hall on the Northern Illinois University campus on Feb. 22, 2015. DeKALB – Bruce Rauner has become the latest Illinois governor to form a task force to examine how the state funds public education, and a DeKalb County legislator has been named to the group.

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  12. Bears' Chuppa embraces busy lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Trading Post

    The North Royalton senior-to-be also excels at just about everything she does. And if she doesn't excel, she excels at trying.

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  13. Douglas college scores slip slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Record-Courier

    The number Douglas County students passing all four benchmarks on a college entrance exam decreased, according to the Nevada Department of Education. According to the state, the number of Douglas students participating in American College Testing has increased slightly over the past two years that Nevada has required all juniors to take the test.

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  14. Melania Trump and the culture of cheating in Eastern European schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    Melania Trump, left, wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and first lady Michelle Obama. On Monday night at the Republican National Convention, Melania Trump, the wife of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, delivered a speech that contained lines that mimic a speech delivered by Michelle Obama as she endorsed her husband eight years ago at the Democratic National Convention.

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  15. BARC India launches online certification BMWRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Indian Television

    ... trained over 5000 media professionals on its BMW platform, the industry has been asking for a standardized testing and certification tool that would enable professionals as well as employers/organisations to evaluate their media proficiency. The BMW ...

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  16. State board replaces PARCC with SAT for high school juniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Instead, the Illinois State Board of Education will provide the College Board's SAT exam at no cost to all public high school juniors, according to an ISBE news release. “District and school administrators overwhelmingly agree with ISBE that every high school junior should have access to a college entrance exam, a policy that promotes equity and access and that provides each and every student with greater opportunities in higher education,” State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith stated in the release.

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  17. Arkansas schools connecting to new internet network quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Courier

    A Department of Information Systems official says Arkansas schools are connecting to a new high-speed broadband network faster than originally anticipated. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that department director Mark Myers told lawmakers Monday that when the project is completed, Arkansas will be one of three states with high-speed broadband in every school building.

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  18. Injured endangered penguin walks again with 3D printed bootRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | MyFoxNY

    The veterubary team from Mystic Aquarium, the student team from Mystic Middle School, and staff from ACT Group who collaboratively created Purps' new orthotic boot using 3D Systems' end-to-end manufacturing solutions. - Photo courtesy of 3D Systems Purps the penguin's new 3D printed orthotic boot delivers both support and flexibility to help her walk more easily.

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  19. See the Average Debt, Starting Salaries for Business School GraduatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | US News & World Report

    An MBA can lead to a lucrative career in high-demand fields . Graduates of top-tier business schools usually earn higher starting salaries than their peers who went to lower-ranked schools - but often leave with more debt, according to U.S. News data.

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  20. This $50 Android smartphone may be the best deal in techRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | MarketWatch

    The Blu R1 HD feels far more like $150 than $50, says The Wall Street Journal's Personal Technology reviewer Joanna Stern. *Exceptions: Costco wine, $1 New York City pizza and the Blu R1 HD smartphone, now sold by Amazon for $50.

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