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  1. 2015 legislative agenda: Stand for Children adds its voice to chorus for education fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | HeraldNet

    It has to satisfy a state Supreme Court ruling - and lift a contempt of court finding - that mandates that it fulfill its paramount duty to fully fund education in the state, which could require an additional $1.5 billion to $2 billion each year in the 2015-17 budget. And it must satisfy the state's residents that those expenditures will result in measurable improvements in education.

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  2. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | College Admissions: Handling Early Admission RejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Go Local

    It's not what you want to see but it just might arrive--how to handle early decision rejections as well as deferrals For many seniors around the country, early admission returns have begun to roll in. For some, it is a time of exuberance because they have been accepted to their first choice college.

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  3. Pros and cons of standardized testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Examiner.com

    There are few things in education as highly controversial and well-debated as standardized testing . With the continued back-and-forth decisions by various states regarding Common Core State Standards , it is a safe bet the arguments will become even more passionate on both sides.

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  4. Initiative seeks to increase diversity in health professionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Tribune-Chronicle

    Warren G. Harding students Reagan Kilpatrick and Kaitlyn Jones seemed amazed when they heard each others' heartbeats for the first time. "The sudden realization when you notice you have a heartbeat," Jones, 15, remarked with a smile, after using a stethoscope in the dental hygiene lab in Cushwa Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University.

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  5. Canberra Year 12 students learn their ATAR resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | ABC News

    After two long years of study, Canberra's Year 12 students have finally learned their Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank scores. The score out of 100, which ranks students to determine their eligibility for Australian university courses, has been released to colleges around the ACT, where students have been finding out their results today.

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  6. How to Choose a Test Prep ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | TheAlternativePress.com

    As juniors gear up for SATs and ACTs and high school students of all ages prepare for AP exams, it's the time of year when parents begin to explore options for test prep. The number of choices of companies and individual tutors offering preparation services can bewilder an unprepared family.

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  7. Russell's call for Guide Dogs NSW donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Paramatta Sun

    ''It's basically like looking down a straw, that's how I explained it to the kids,'' said Russell Hart. Black labrador Quincy and his handler Russell Hart spoke to students at Westmead Public School on Friday about the life changing work of Guide Dogs NSW.

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  8. Principal who came out of the closet loses jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... students took AP exams and 32 percent passed - among the highest in the city (public or charter). On standardized testing, 59 percent of students were proficient in math and 50 percent were proficient in reading - ranking about sixth citywide ...

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  9. Women in Entertainment Mentorship Grad: How Nancy Josephson Changed My LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Hollywood Reporter

    My brothers were constantly getting into trouble, resulting in frequent visits from the police. We were always the talk of the neighborhood.

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  10. Should You Retake the GMAT Exam?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The GMAT Club Journal

    There's no yes or no answer here, but I will give you some points to consider that will help you make your decision. a You have other weaknesses in your profile and you feel a high GMAT score will help you compensate for them.

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  11. LI educators call for experienced public school official as NY education chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Newsday

    State Education Commissioner John King, Jr. listens to a speaker during a forum on Common Core learning reforms at the Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. Photo Credit: AP / Mike Groll State Education Commissioner John King, Jr. listens to a speaker during a forum on Common Core learning reforms at the Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. Long Island educators and parent leaders, shaken by turmoil over state testing, rollout of the Common Core academic standards and teacher evaluations, say it's time for an experienced public school administrator to have the top job in the state Education Department.

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  12. How Will Round 2 Be Different from Round 1?Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The GMAT Club Journal

    From The Staff of MBA Admit.com MBA Admit.com: Proudly, one of the most affordable MBA admissions consulting companies. Visit MBA Admit.com for our current discounts! Email: info@mbaadmit.com It is important to understand the differences between Round 1 and Round 2 and to shift your application strategy to best benefit your chances of admission.

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  13. Weed People: Adam ScavoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | High Times

    After college, while I was still struggling with the early days of my career as a writer, I considered becoming a lawyer. I practiced for the LSAT and scoped out law schools with dreams of becoming a powerhouse civil rights attorney.

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  14. Scotch Plains Fanwood Scholarship Foundation application now availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Jersey Journal

    The Scotch Plains Fanwood Scholarship Foundation invites all high school seniors and college students residing in Scotch Plains and Fanwood to apply for the many scholarships available through the Foundation. Some awards are need-based, while others have different criteria for selection, such as the intent to pursue an education focused on teaching, nursing, mathematics, veterinary science, foreign language, music or fine arts, among others.

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  15. Centenary College in Hackettstown offers Presidential Scholars Program for third yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Jersey Journal

    Centenary College in Hackettstown is offering the Presidential Scholars Program for the third year. Future students demonstrating academic credentials during their high school careers are encouraged to apply for this 75% discounted rate of tuition for four years.

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  16. YWCA leadership programs essential but lose out to budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Canberra Times

    Girl power: Year 8 students of Caroline Chisholm School Sinead Broadbent and Eve Davis have just completed Y-Aspire school program that is helping young women overcome gender inequality. "I want to be in the Navy when I grow up," 14-year-old Sinead Broadbent said as she explained the success of the Y-Aspire program for girls.

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  17. Bungendore family face ruin after their horrific Fluffy discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Canberra Times

    Eddie Casey and his partner Dale Freestone with their children Grace Casey, 1, and Leon Casey, 3, outside their home in Bungendore which contains Mr Fluffy asbestos. Canberra couple Eddie Casey and Dale Freestone were well aware of Mr Fluffy asbestos when it came time for them to buy a home in August.

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  18. Gerry DiNardo talks about The BIG Ten Coaching searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | ESPN Radio 1410

    The BIG Ten Network Analyst tells Daybreak, the real issue with Coaching and Recruiting in a conference with such great history. "All the university's over the last 10 years have gotten incredibly competitive.

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  19. Jos Mateo Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker at the Strand TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre presents its 27th annual production of The Nutcracker through December 21, 2014 in Cambridge and Dorchester.

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  20. Hoops Festival: Fultz makes his nameRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Rivals.com

    Held on the campus of DeMatha High School, the two day National High School Hoops Festival has become a must stop event over the years. Saturday, the 2014 edition kicked off with several five-star players taking the floor.

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