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3 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Spawning a new

Ervin Raboy, a third-generation farmer whose land sits near the border of Putnam and Westchester counties in New York, is hoping to corner the region's shiitake mushroom market.

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Related Topix: Westchester County, NY, Dining, Life, Food, Kaplan, Salem, NY

7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Small outbreak of mumps at Stevens Institute of Technology campus

Those who contracted the disease at the small Hoboken university were sent home, and the school has since been working closely with the state Department of Health and Hoboken's Health Department, city spokesman Juan Melli said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Stevens Institute of Technology, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

12 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

American Public Education: Moving To Head Of The Class

For the quarter ending March 31, 2014, American Public Education, Inc. is the only one of 14 higher education companies followed by Country View Capital Research, a provider of education industry expertise and analytics, demonstrating positive results in primary financial areas of fundamentals, valuation, and margin of safety; as well as in ... (more)

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Related Topix: American Education, Software, Prison, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marketing

13 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Teacher Created Materials' Founder Wins the Celebrate Literacy Award

Teacher Created Materials, an educational publisher in Huntington Beach, CA, is proud to announce that Founder Rachelle Cracchiolo has been presented the Celebrate Literacy Award from the Orange County Reading Association.

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Related Topix: Huntington Beach, CA, Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

17 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Gay rights activist Dustin Lance Black claims Pasadena City College...

PASADENA >> Oscar-winning screenwriter, actor and LGBT rights activist Dustin Lance Black has accused Pasadena City College administrators of rescinding an invitation for him to be the commencement speaker because of a scandal involving private photos released on the Internet of Black and a former partner.

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Related Topix: Pasadena City College, Gay/Lesbian, California

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

New coding bootcamp headed to Wework space

Kaplan Test Prep and consulting firm thoughtbot Inc. are teaming up to bring a software development bootcamp program to New York, and will launch its first class in June at Wework's new coworking space in Midtown.

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Examiner.com

College Network Creator Gary Eyler Sees Business Boom Online

Entrepreneur Gary Eyler founded The College Network , an online distance education resource, after recognizing a gap in the online marketplace.

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Detroit News

Financial experts vie for chance to advise judge on Detroit bankruptcy

Three financial experts interviewed by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes on Friday came schooled in different approaches but share one view: The city cannot borrow its way back to solvency.

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The Motley Fool

Which Foreign Education Companies Should You Invest In?

A 2012 report by GSV Advisors said that expectations call for global education expenditures to grow by a 2012-2017 compound annual growth rate, or CAGR, of 7% from $4.5 billion in 2012 to $6.4 billion in 2017.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

News Max

Book: Obama Told Advisers to Find 'Way Out' of Defending DOMA

President Barack Obama ordered his top advisers to find "a way out" of defending the Defense of Marriage Act, a new book reveals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Kaplan

US News & World Report

A Few of America's Greenest Colleges Are Really Big on Renewable Energy

One residence hall at Swarthmore College has a green roof. All of the college's energy consumption comes from renewable resources.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Swarthmore College, Princeton Review, Princeton Review Inc The, Life, Food, Organic Food

Miami Student

Opinion | Oxford: A drinking town with a college problem

Before you read this column, find a Miami University student and ask them to describe a typical weekend in Oxford.

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Related Topix: Princeton Review, Princeton Review Inc The, Penn Foster, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Mumps erupts at university in New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Health announced April 17 that eight cases of mumps had been found in students attending the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, Vaccinations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Queerty

Dustin Lance Black's Sex Photos Get Him Disinvited From College Speaking Engagement

Officials on the Board of Trustees at Pasadena City College confirmed this week that they are no longer inviting Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, a PCC alumnus, to speak at the school's commencement ceremony, fearing that his explicit sex photos that leaked back in 2009 could "tarnish the school's reputation."

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Related Topix: Pasadena City College

Communications Workers of America

CWA e-Newsletter: Apr. 17, 2014

Want to be in next week's CWA Newsletter? Send your stories and photos to blog@cwa-union.org or @CWANews .

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Related Topix: Kaplan, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Illinois

Slate Magazine

Trigger-Unhappy

Trigger warnings, which are common in blogs but also have begun to appear on college and university syllabuses, are supposed to signal to readers that forthcoming material may be uncomfortable or upsetting.

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Related Topix: Oberlin College

Sys-Con Media

HealthStream to Broadcast Its First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Live on the Internet

HealthStream , a leading provider of workforce development and research / patient experience solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its first quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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SCC Observer

Mosaic unveils massive warehouse at Gibsonton site

The warehouse is expected to ship between 1.2 and 1.5 million tons of fertilizer a year.

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Related Topix: Mosaic, Software, Gibsonton, FL, Tampa, FL, Hillsborough County, FL

SciDev.Net

Slow start for Indonesia-Croatia university cooperation

In June 2013, the University of Zagreb, Croatia, hosted a meeting to identify avenues for cooperation.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, Travel, Europe Travel, Croatia Travel, Zagreb, Croatia Travel

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Charles Pierson, ex-Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO, jumps to Frog Street

Charles Pierson, former CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, has a new gig as president of Grapevine-based educational company Frog Street.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX

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