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  1. Local Muslims look to shatter stereotypesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | ClickOnDetroit



  2. Would officer have prevented school stabbing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    City school administrators are looking for ways to bring the community closer together to talk safety and the possible role of school police following the stabbing of one student by a fellow classmate at Renaissance Academy High School, which is closed on Wednesday. WITH THE STORY.


  3. Give Thanks: Massachusetts Named 'Best State To Live In'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    "Massachusetts residents are quite wealthy," the survey reported. "Massachusetts' nation-leading college attainment rate of 41 percent-it is the only state where more than two in five adults have a bachelor's degree-is a major driver of the state's strong economy and high quality of life."


  4. Giving Back: Dewitt Robinson puts his students firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... to dedicate time to volunteering, regularly seeking more funds to help students prepare for the standardized testing that will help shape their future. He has also made appearances at Jacksonville's crowdfunding competition One Spark and served as a ...


  5. Students worried about strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | O-R Online

    While most students are worried about what grade they will receive on a paper for English class, Peters Township High School students are concerned about being able to take advanced placement tests due to the strike by teachers.


  6. Less than half pass summer California bar exam this yearRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Los Angeles Times

    For the second year in a row, the percentage of people who successfully took the summer California bar exam fell to a historic low, with less than 47% passing, according to state statistics. Last year, only 48.6% of those who took the exam made the grade, the first time the passage rate dipped below half in nearly a decade.


  7. I am Thankful for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Valley Morning Star

    I am thankful for the opportunity to serve the community and help others to pursue their passions.


  8. Library offers free SAT practice testRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Daily Republic

    The Vacaville Cultural Center Library, in partnership with Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, will offer free practice tests and workshops to prepare for SAT college admissions testing. The test session will be from noon to 4 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the library on 1020 Ulatis Drive in Vacaville.


  9. Letter: Some Latino parents support Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Newsday

    As the nation's largest Latino civil rights organization, the National Council of La Raza works with Latino parents every day. We found Newsday's Nov. 17 article, "Seeking Common Core opt-out 'en Espanol,' " lacking an important perspective -- that of Latino parents.


  10. Report: Cuomo may backtrack on tying teacher evaluation to Common Core scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Albany Times Union

    File - Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press availably in the Hart Lounge at the Empire State Plaza Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. File - Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press availably in the Hart Lounge at the Empire State Plaza Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. If that sounds like a 180-degree turn from previous proposals by the governor, that's because it is. In January, he called for increasing the weight of student test scores in teacher evaluations from 20 percent to 50 percent - a change that was supposed to roll out this school year but was delayed for most school districts after the state allowed for hardship waivers.


  11. Lanesboro School Board hears multiple school and audit reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Republican-Leader

    As a part of the regular Lanesboro School Board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19, Pam Ristau shared a summary of her audit report, noting a recent change in financial statements. While she found no errors or issues with the schools financials, she briefed the board on a change the governmental county standard that was recently implemented into the districts by GASB .


  12. Canberra mornings: November 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Age

    A $1 million sand pit in the northern suburbs of Canberra continues to divide opinions, but ACT chief minister Andrew Barr says the controversial multi-purpose Lyneham Beach Sports Facility , which was officially opened on Wednesday, will be a valuable addition to the area's growing sports precinct. The total cost of the project has blown out to $1.063 million after it was initially set to have a price tag of $750,000 when announced in February last year.


  13. This Thanksgiving, give thanks for living in one of nation's best statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | WHDH

    According to the website , the Bay State is the best state in the country to live in based on living conditions, quality of life, and education levels. As in many of the other best states to live in, Massachusetts residents are quite wealthy.


  14. No more 'fake classes,' schools promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    Some students were assigned to "work experience" or "service" classes that required picking up trash, running errands - or nothing at all. Others were sent home early.


  15. Prep sidelines: Signing with Western Carolina brings relief for Eastern Guilford's RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Burlington Times News

    Andrew Robinson is headed to Western Carolina's baseball team as an outfielder, although the Eastern Guilford senior isn't ready to completely lose sight of his roots as a pitcher. "I'm gonna go there as an outfielder, and then they can watch me pitch and if they think I can do it, they'll have me do it," said Robinson, who signed with Western Carolina last week at Eastern Guilford.


  16. Wednesday on Lake Effect: Optional ACT Score, Connecting Kids With Musicians, Micro AdventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | WUWM

    Today on the show, why Beloit College is part of a growing number of schools around the country that don't require students to take the ACT or SAT to be admitted. Then, a Milwaukee man's organization connects kids in need - with musicians.


  17. Report: Staten Island Tech ranks third on best U.S. high schools listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    A recent report puts Staten Island Technical High School third on a "2016 Best Public High Schools in America" list. In its report, Niche, an organization geared toward helping readers make informed decisions, ranked schools according to various criteria, including: state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and expert insight; parent and student reviews were also taken into account.


  18. Parents worry about tough new standards for English learnersRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Mountain View Voice

    The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to hold off on rigorous new standards that would make it harder for English-language learners to progress into regular classes. Students designated as "English learners" are placed in an English-language development class in order to get up to speed with their peers.


  19. Understanding the two types of college financial aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    College financial aid is a mystery to many. This article explains the two different types of college financial aid and how to plan for them.


  20. Michigan Ross MBA Director Explains 'Holistic Review,' Gives Advice for R2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Stacy Blackman Consulting

    Many business schools call their MBA admissions process holistic , and the University of Michigan Ross School of Business is no exception. We think admissions director Soojin Kwon 's latest blog post really helps clarify that point for applicants who may be wondering what, exactly, does a holistic review mean? In a nutshell, a holistic review means taking into account several different factors when making admissions decisions: test scores, professional achievements, essays, and fit.