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1 hr ago | Times Herald

Retire? Not these hardworking seniors

Call it a generational work ethic, of being instilled at a young age with the true meaning of labor, and the value of putting one's nose to the grindstone in order to get ahead.

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Related Topix: Mamaroneck, NY, Kaplan, Apiculture, Science, White Plains, NY

3 hrs ago | TechCrunch

LTG Exam Prep Platform Raises $3M In Series A Round To Develop SAT, More Test Apps

Whether it's the SAT or the GMAT, studying for standardized tests hasn't changed a great deal.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Princeton Review, Princeton Review Inc The

8 hrs ago | Business Wire

SkillSoft UK Regulatory Announcement: Statement re Agreement to acquire Sumtotal Systems

Skillsoft Limited , a pioneer in technology-delivered learning solutions, announced today that its subsidiary, Skillsoft Corporation, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of SumTotal Systems, LLC from affiliates of Vista Equity Partners , a U.S.-based private equity firm.

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Related Topix: SkillSoft, Computers, Vista Equity Partners, Small Business, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago | TMZ.com

Carmelo Anthony -- 'It's Only Right' ... Syracuse Ranked #1 Party School

Carmelo Anthony tells TMZ Sports ... he's a PROUD ORANGEMAN today -- after his alma mater was ranked the #1 party school in the country.

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Related Topix: Virginia, IL, Princeton Review Inc The, Princeton Review

16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Two Ohio colleges among top 50 LGBT-friendly in U.S.

Campus Pride has released its 2014 Top 50 LGBT-friendly colleges and universities, and Oberlin College and The Ohio State University made the list.

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Related Topix: Oberlin College, Ohio State University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Commentary: Tech, vocational schools serve vital need

By early 2015, tens of thousands of troops will have returned stateside after more than a decade of military engagement in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Universal Technical Institute

Pasadena Weekly

Way Too Much

Pasadena City College employees told the Weekly they are unhappy with the generous severance package awarded to outgoing President Mark Rocha.

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Related Topix: Pasadena City College

Business Journal

EDMC suspends matched funds for employee 401

Education Management Corp. is instituting a temporary suspension of company matched funds to its 401 program, according to a memo sent to employees Wednesday by CEO Edward West.

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Related Topix: Education Management

Seeking Alpha

Grand Canyon Education: Participating In A Growing Market

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. provides post-secondary education services online, on campus, and onsite at third party locations.

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Related Topix: Grand Canyon Education, Grand Canyon University

Digital Game Developer

TriZetto Provider Solutions Partners with Precyse for Physician Office ICD-10 Education

TriZetto's more than 240,000 healthcare provider clients now have the opportunity to join the more than 1.6 million learners already using the Precyse solution for ICD-10 readiness.

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Related Topix: Computers, TriZetto Group Inc The, Software, HealthStream

BirminghamEagle.com

LMN 8-20-14 Let them eat pumpkin spice

The cease fire in Gaza has crumbled. The place is starting to look as bad as Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Conservatives (UK), Rick Perry, US Governors, Michelle Obama, Princeton Review, Princeton Review Inc The

The Washington Post

The strategic campaign needed to save public education -- in nine steps

Leaders of the school standardized test-based reform' movement have been very smart about using public relations and intentional messaging to their benefit, something their critics have failed to do.

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Related Topix: Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, Education

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Law.com

Judge Kaplan Blasts Plaintiffs in Irish Bank Case

Judges, understandably, don't like to reverse their own opinions, so motions for reconsideration are always a long shot.

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Related Topix: Kaplan, New York

The Jersey Journal

Hoboken Volunter Ambulance service members take the ice bucket challenge

More than a dozen shivering members and officers of the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corp took the Ice Bucket Challenge today and challenged Hoboken firefighters and police, as well as Stevens Institute of Technology police.

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Related Topix: Stevens Institute of Technology

Forbes.com

Teachers Spend Their Own Money on Back to School Supplies

In 2007 I founded Retail Minded, a quarterly publication and online destination committed to helping independent retailers through news, education and support.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Columbia College Chicago

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

EVMS sends alert about possible sighting of sexual assault suspect

Eastern Virginia Medical School sent out an alert to campus Tuesday morning about a possible sighting of a sexual assault suspect in Norfolk.

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Related Topix: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Switched

Colleges Where Students Order The Most Late-Night Food: GrubHub 2014 Ranking

GrubHub, in partnership with Spoon University, analyzed data from their users to nail down which campuses have the highest percentage of orders placed 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Syracuse, named the top party school by the Princeton Review, came in the No.

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Related Topix: Princeton Review Inc The, Princeton Review

UnionLeader.com

Paul Holloway: NH's community colleges prepare for a new era

AS FALL approaches, we are reminded that the new school year is about to begin. While the start of a new semester has a very familiar feel, the education industry itself is rapidly changing.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Temple City Tribune

PCC to shell out $403,826.55 severance package to Mark Rocha

Pasadena Independent has learned that beleaguered PCC chief Dr. Mark Rocha is to get a whopping severance package as a parting gift August 31. On top that, his attorneys' fees will also be paid, up to $160,000 worth according to a report obtained under the Public Records act by this newspaper.

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Related Topix: Pasadena City College

West Hawaii Today

About Town | 8-18-14

Medical support hypnotherapist JonMarie Kerns will explain how hypnosis can benefit childbirth from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tutu's House in Waimea.

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Related Topix: Waimea, HI, Kamehameha Schools, Charitable Organizations, Kahaluu, HI, Events, Hawaii County, HI, Kailua Kona, HI

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