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  1. ACT's lagging NAPLAN results could be solved with physical education: expertRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Age

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  2. $6m in workers compensation paid out to public school teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The RiotACT

    The ACT's public schools can be risky workplaces with figures showing almost 700 staff were assaulted in one year, and separate data revealing that nearly $6 million in workers compensation had been paid out to teachers in the past five years. The Education Directorate said there were 679 reported incidents of verbal and physical violence towards public school staff in 2015-16, including 349 teachers, 282 learning support staff and 48 principals.

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  3. Bucking the trends #18 - Wildlife DronesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The RiotACT

    There is no doubt that we are uniquely placed in the ACT in terms of scientific entrepreneurship. In fact, commercialisation of science is a worldwide trend, and we are lucky enough to have a fair dollop of that pie right here in Canberra.

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  4. Stage set for ruling in Mexican-American studies trialRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Gazette

    A judge plans to rule within weeks on a challenge to an Arizona law that prompted the dismantling of a Mexican-American history program in Tucson's largest school district. U.S. District Judge A. Wallace Tashima heard closing arguments Friday in the case in which plaintiffs contend the law was too broad and infringed on their First Amendment rights.

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  5. French mission team works at 3 area work sites with ACTTeenager says...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    Thanks to the hard work of a French mission team and Answering the Call Together , he has a new wheelchair ramp at his home. Shinski lives at 11 Willard Ave., which was built by Firelands Habitat for Humanity, with his wife Peggy and their children, Joey, 17, and 14-year-old Cossandra.

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  6. Canberra Now: News in 90 seconds for July 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Age

    We're set for a mild start to the day with the weather bureau forecasting a low overnight temperature of zero before a cloudy day across the capital and an expected top of 13 degrees . Fingers crossed you've have a good weekend - here's your Monday morning news fix to help you around the water cooler today.

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  7. NEA Continues Support for Charter SchoolsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Schools Matter

    Every year American public school educators send approximately a billion and a half dollars to the National Education Association and over half that amount to the American Federation of Teachers. The NEA's latest policy statement on charter schools should make every teacher wonder why she is sending in those hundreds of hard-earned dollars every year to help NEA and AFT misleaders to put a stake in the heart of public schools.

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  8. Michigan dumps its school ranking system in favor of "dashboard"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Michigan Radio

    Michigan will no longer rank schools based on test scores. The state is working on a new accountability system as part of the Every Student Succeeds Act , the new federal education law that goes into effect this coming school year.

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  9. Tourism, farms save WARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    WA is the nation's worst-performed economy but confidence is growing it may start turning around on the back of the tourism and farming sectors. The latest quarterly measure of the States and Territories by CommSec shows WA stuck to the bottom of the national economic scoreboard.

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  10. Can You Get Into a Top Grad School if You Didn't Attend a Top University?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The GMAT Club Journal

    Abhishek from India recently asked on our blog what Indian applicants who graduated from undergraduate programs not among the elite Indian IIT's can do to gain acceptance to the top global MBA programs . While Abhishek was particularly focused on Indian MBA aspirants, this question applies to all applicants who did not graduate from an elite university in their home country.

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  11. John White is the school leader Louisiana needs: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    State Education Superintendent John White watches a pre-K class at Lyon Elementary in Covington on Oct. 27, 2014. Early childhood education center operators and St. Tammany Parish public school officials pioneered the state's early childhood education initiative.

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  12. Price measure shows UA costs' rise outpacing family incomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    An estimate of the true cost to attend the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville increased by about $700 for 2015-16, the most recent academic year with data available. UA's average net price of $15,411 increased by 4.9 percent compared with $14,693 a year earlier, a steeper rise than the 3 percent tuition increase approved by trustees for the 2015-16 academic year.

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  13. The myth of the successful college dropoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year's commencement address at Harvard, he asked for advice from Bill Gates. This recent exchange between two famous Harvard dropouts might lead you to think that college doesn't matter.

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  14. UPSCFEVER - An Encyclopedia for all Central and State government examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    INDIA'S #1 SITE FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM PREPARATION. We're dedicated to giving you the very best of content, with a focus on quality, completeness and research.

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  15. Adelaide senator Nick Xenophon tells ANU students to remove Facebook pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

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  16. Superintendent's column: Standardized testing debate continues 36 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... We certainly realize that across all education arenas, there is much discussion regarding the use of standardized testing as a reflection of student learning. The heavy reliance on standardized testing as a tool in the evaluation of student, ...

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  17. Bruins were a perfect matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Maryland Gazette

    Broadneck tennis players Harrison Brown, left, and Max Misner have shared a love for tennis since they were boys. Longtime friends and doubles partners, they'll be separated once Brown reports to Gettysburg College.

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  18. Burke grads Austin Londo and Garnett Nicolas report to West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Chronicle Newspaper

    To be an effective leader, you must not only be physically fit but also smart, respectful and responsible, which is consistent with the Burke Catholic atmosphere.” - Being accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point is an exceptional honor reserved for the nation's most promising students. Yet, not one, but two graduates of Burke Catholic High School's Class of 2017 will count themselves as members of the Long Gray Line.

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  19. Chief Manuelito scholars honored on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Farmington Daily Times

    Chief Manuelito scholars honored in awards ceremony The annual $7,000 scholarship is provided by the Navajo Nation Office of Scholarship and Financial Assistance. Check out this story on Daily-Times.com: Kirtland Central High School graduate Randall R. Marshall, left, talks to Navajo Nation Council Delegate Nathaniel Brown after receiving the Chief Manuelito Scholarship on Friday in Farmington.

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  20. Stacey Kirk: Politicians say the darndest things - an election-year translatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Stuff.co.nz

    The Greens co-leader has admitted that she lied to WINZ about her living arrangements 20 years ago so that her benefits would not be cut. But with an election campaign less than a month away, the politicians have been attuned to that for some time.

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