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1 hr ago | CBS Local

Lee Co. Decides Not To Opt Out Of Standardized Testing

Last week, the county voted not to administer tests tied to the Common Core academic standards or any end-of-course exams.

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Related Topix: Education, Florida, George Bush, Education Etc.

3 hrs ago | CIO

Broadband and the Future of Learning

America's schools have gotten wired. Virtually every school and library in the U.S. is now online, thanks in part to the federal E-Rate program, which has been providing subsidies for Internet connections since 1997.

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Related Topix: Education, Internet, Science / Technology

3 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Students lament learning time wasted as strike shutters B.C. public schools

Queena Zeng anticipated her final year of high school would be fairly stressful, packed with SAT cram sessions and the nerve-racking wait for university acceptance letters.

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Related Topix: Education

6 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Beach teen plans to graduate two years early

Nicholas Arnold, shown at his parents' home in Virginia Beach on Aug. 29, 2014, plans to graduate this May from Kellam High School at age 16. He will be the first in the division to graduate in two years.

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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Education

8 hrs ago | Shmula

Cycle Time is to Service as Inventory is to Manufacturing

Cycle Time is to Service as Inventory is to Manufacturing shows you how to improve your service process by focusing on cycle time, errors, and costs.

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Related Topix: Education

12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

ACT launches 'EkfalTaleb 3,' providing aid to 500 students in 18 schools

In line with its long-term strategy to support education reform in Aqaba, Aqaba Container Terminal recently announced the launch of its third educational campaign, "EkfalTaleb 3." The campaign is one of the main efforts under the umbrella of education initiatives organized by ACT's CSR committee in collaboration with the Directorate of Education in ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | News Talk Florida

Florida: 5 Things To Know For September 2

Lee County schools Superintendent Nancy Graham will make the request at a board meeting Tuesday in Fort Myers.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Fort Myers, FL, Lee County, FL, Education

20 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Superintendent to board: Cancel testing 'opt-out'

The superintendent of a Florida school district that voted to opt-out of state standardized testing will ask the board to rescind its decision.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Education

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Study: Unhappy teachers cost NJ between $28M and $61M

Study: Unhappy teachers cost NJ between $28M and $61M Disrespect and workload burdens blamed for burnout.

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Related Topix: Education, Red Bank, NJ, University of Pennsylvania

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Parents list their own opt out solutions

Lee County School board members have been under fire for passing a vote to opt the district out of state mandated tests.

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Related Topix: Education

Examiner.com

Thomas More Law Center releases Common Core data mining opt-out form

Breitbart Texas reported on Aug. 30, 2014 that the national non-profit, public interest law firm, Thomas More Law Center , released an opt-out form for parents in a response to the data mining associated with Common Core .

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Related Topix: Education, Missouri

US News & World Report

Avoid 3 LSAT Reading Comprehension Pitfalls

After ten years of tutoring law school applicants, I know that thorough preparation and a complete understanding of the test is the only way to ensure that an applicant maximizes his or her score.

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Related Topix: Education

Examiner.com

Tourism continues to trump education

VHTA spends thousands of dollars each year lobbying the legislature and the governor's office to keep Virginia's students from getting back to school too early.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Fairfax County, VA, us Travel, Travel, Education Etc., Education

Forbes.com

Undergraduate Grades Are The Most Important Factors In Your Future Academic Life: Get Them Right

I was treating a former Eagle Academy For Young Men mentee - and co-star of the Crotty's Kids debate documentary - and his mom to lunch at Balthazar a few weeks back when I found myself pontificating, as I am wont to do, about the importance of strong undergraduate grades.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Saint John's College-Santa Fe, Education, Northwestern University

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The News-Star

High school ag teachers in short supplyHigh school ag teachers in...

High school ag teachers in short supply Schools are increasingly unable to hire as many agriculture teachers as they need.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Education Etc., Education

WYFF-TV Greenville

Early Act First Knight Program underway at Anderson County School District 5

BRAVERY...CHIVALRY AND A STRICT CODE OF ETHICS. THEY'RE ALL CHARACTERISTICS WE ASSOCIATE WITH KNIGHTS.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Education, Expose, MS

KFVS12

Study: Early school start times hinder students

As kids all across the country once again set their alarms for back-to-school wake-up calls, one group of doctors says if those students don't snooze, they could lose.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Sleep, Medicine, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education

South China Morning Post

SAT test accused of trying to impose American values on Chinese students

Chinese students have shown an insatiable appetite for attending US colleges - last year alone, more than 235,000 were enrolled at American institutions of higher education.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Education, Prison

Examiner.com

What you need to know about the new SAT

A few months ago, the College Board announced significant changes to the format of the SAT.

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Related Topix: Education

SFGate

What's happening to Common Core in NC?

The General Assembly passed a law this summer that opponents of Common Core hope will derail its use in North Carolina's public schools.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Education

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