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  1. WV lawmakers hear proposals for elected state school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Martinsburg Journal

    West Virginia lawmakers heard Tuesday about general proposals to allow voters to elect state Board of Education members and allow lawmakers themselves to reject and amend policies that the state school board passes. The hour-and-a-half legislative interim meeting came after the House Education Committee passed House Joint Resolution 24 during this year's regular legislative session.

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  2. Education Briefs for Wednesday, October 18, 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ALVORDFINANCIAL AID MEETING - The district will hold a financial aid meeting 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, a the high school media center.

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  3. ACT scores improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Loudon County News

    Loudon High School Principal Cheri Parrish and senior Chesney Martin talk beside a banner representing all the students who received at least a 21 composite score on the ACT. Students got to sign their names on the banner.

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  4. Email Letters: October 18, 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Tom believes that with a focus on activity, the results will improve. As a parent I feel that standardized testing should be more streamlined and focused on our students and teachers in a timely fashion so the time preparing doesn't cut into ...

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  5. Can Parents Really Pick the Best Schools for Their Kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | The Atlantic

    A person trying to choose their next set of wheels might see that car A made it farther than car B in a road test and assume it gets better gas mileage. But that's only true if the two tanks are filled with the same substance.

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  6. Get smart: The 25 best educational apps for iPhone and AndroidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Digital Trends

    "Educational" is a broad term. When it comes to mobile apps, there's a diverse range of software that falls under the umbrella of education.

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  7. The state's top 100 highest-scoring schools on 4th-grade PSSA examsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Business Journal

    Do you know how the state's public schools performed on the most-recent Pennsylvania System of School Assessment exams, given to students in grades three through eight? The Pennsylvania Department of Education recently released the results of standardized tests given earlier this year, including the Keystone Exams, which is taken by high school ... (more)

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  8. Chandler schools boast most National Merit semifinalists in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | The Arizona Republic

    Chandler schools boast most National Merit semifinalists in Arizona Chandler schools have more National Merit semifinalists than any other Arizona city, with 63 scholars. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/2l0cCv0 The National Merit Scholarship Program recognizes the academic potential of individual students and is "not intended to measure the quality or effectiveness of education within a school, district, or state," according to program officials.

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  9. Just half of Massachusetts students meet test expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Education Week

    ... who took the test scored below the new "meeting expectations" level will only add to calls for more standardized testing in schools. Education officials say they expect scores on the new test will increase as students come to understand what's ...

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  10. Teachers union president asks school board to go slow on computer planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | The Baltimore Sun

    Ryan Burbey, Harford County Education Association President, above, speaks regularly to the school board about teacher issues, including recently asking that at least part of the money targeted for computers be used for teacher salaries. Ryan Burbey, Harford County Education Association President, above, speaks regularly to the school board about teacher issues, including recently asking that at least part of the money targeted for computers be used for teacher salaries.

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  11. Ranked: See which Greater Nashville high schools have the best ACT scoresRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Business Journal

    An area's ability to provide a quality public education is a feature touted by those pitching that area to companies looking to relocate or expand.

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  12. 5 Must-See Exhibitions in NYC This OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | The New York Observer

    There might be an autumnal chill in the air, but in terms of art offerings, October is heating up. Here are five shows opening this month that you need to see before you hunker down for winter or flee the city for the holidays.

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  13. Annaleigh Ashford, Vanessa Hudgens Join J-Lo Romantic Comedy Second ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Deadline reports that two Broadway alums, Vanessa Hudgens and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford have joined the cast of the upcoming romantic comedy SECOND ACT, starring Jennifer Lopez. KING OF QUEENS star Leah Remini rounds out the cast.

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  14. Higher Education Bubble Update, Legal Education Edition: Sander...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Instapundit.com

    HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Sander & Steinbuch: Mismatch And Bar Passage: A School-Specific Analysis. "Past research on law school mismatch has been hampered by the absence of school-specific data, thus requiring scholars to estimate individual levels of mismatch through various indirect techniques.

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  15. Backtalk: 10/18/2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Lowell Sun

    NOT SO BRIGHT: I bet you that 90 percent of the NFL's players couldn't pass a college admissions test for UMass Lowell. And they all got college scholarships.

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  16. A new face in the old boys' club, Lawson right at home with WizardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | WTOP-FM Washington

    But Wednesday night, Lawson will become the first woman to serve as a primary television analyst for an NBA team as the Washington Wizards open their season against the Philadelphia 76ers at Capital One Arena. When Lawson's hiring was announced, NBC Sports Washington President and GM Rebecca Schulte called her the "right person in the right place at the right time."

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  17. Hawkins ACT scores drop slightlyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Grainger Today

    Nearly 35 percent of Hawkins County seniors qualified for HOPE scholarships and other financial aid by scoring 21 or higher on the 2017 ACT test, Director of Schools Steve Starnes has announced. The composite score for the district was 19, he said, which resulted in a decrease from 20.1 in 2016.

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  18. NAACP banquet honors freedom fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | The Coastal Courier

    The Liberty County Branch of NAACP honored some of its own at its annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet Friday. Branch President Graylan Quarterman said the banquet at the John D. Mclver Auditorium in Midway, was to engage county residents and to advance civil rights for all.

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    Wednesday Oct 18 | Al Bawaba

    For the first time, Northwestern University in Qatar is offering applicants an opportunity to apply for non-binding early action admission. The deadline for applications to enroll in Fall 2018 is November 1st.

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  20. Oiler fan favourite Harvard boundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Western Wheel

    Second-year forward Austin Wong had a chance to play for the WHL's Lethbridge Hurricanes where his older brother Tyler starred for five seasons, but opted instead to pursue NCAA hockey as the first Oiler to earn a scholarship to Harvard University. 'Both options are definitely pretty awesome and it's an honour to have the option really,' he said.

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