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59 min ago | News 4 Jax

Paddling teacher under fire

VIDEO: The heated conversation continues following a meeting in Lake City as the local prosecutor met with parents of half a dozen students at the Time Out elementary school regarding complaints of a teacher paddling students.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Education

59 min ago | TheAlternativePress.com

New Acting Studio Offers Classes in Sparta

Drama Geek Studios, Sparta's newest center for theatrical instruction, is a place to cultivate a young artist's desire for creative expression.

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Related Topix: Sparta, NJ, Education, Theater, Arts

4 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

Rocket City teacher accused of helping student change answers on test files appeal to suspension

The Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary teacher accused of helping a student change answers on a standardized test this past spring wants a judge to step in and keep her in the classroom despite the school board voting to suspend her for 15 days.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Education

8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

The SAT is execrable (look it up) [Commentary]

To the people at the College Board: Thank you for redesigning the SAT, effective spring 2016.

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Related Topix: Education, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Anatomy of the CSAT controversy who wants what

Union Public Service Commission civil service examination aspirants have been demanding scrapping of the Civil Services Aptitude Test introduced in 2011.

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Related Topix: Education

16 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Gift registries for dorm rooms?

SEE IT PLAY OUT NEW TONIGHT. Ruth: COLLEGE STUDENTS WILL SOON BE PACKING BAGS AND HEADING TO CAMPUS AND NEED SHEETS, TOWELS, SHOWER CADDIES.

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Related Topix: Education, Wedding

20 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Hearing Set for Struggling Delaware Charter School

State education officials are holding a public hearing next week regarding the fate of a struggling charter school that serves mostly low-income black children in Wilmington.

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Related Topix: Education

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Eight UC students among Peace Corps volunteers evacuated in West Africa

UC's Peace Corps Program Coordinator, Johanna Looye said it was the right thing to do, but still difficult for volunteers to leave the villages that they've come to know so well.

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Related Topix: Education, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Immaculate Conception School students honored with International learning experience

Summer break brought an unexpected honor and generous blessing to two Clarksville siblings, Hannah Motes, 13, and Sebastian Motes, 11, both of whom are meritorious students at Immaculate Conception School.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Education Etc., Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Education, France Travel, Travel, Europe Travel

Business Journal

Based on ACT averages, Duval County students have fewer options

Out of Florida's 67 districts, St. Johns' average score of 22 put it No. 2 in the state.

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Related Topix: Education, Duval County, FL

The Washington Post

D.C. studentsa proficiency rates inch upward

Average student proficiency rates on the District's annual standardized tests inched up in 2014, increasing 1.4 percentage points in math and less than one percentage point in reading, according to a summary of citywide results provided by D.C. officials.

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Related Topix: Education

Click Orlando

Election 2014: Local 6 talks with Crist

WINDOW OF ONLY 18 MINUTES. IT WILL BE CARRYING A G.P.S. SATELLITE. IF IT HOLDS, IT'S THE SECOND LAUNCH IN FOUR DAYS AT THE CAPE.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Education, Rick Scott, Family, Kids

WMUR-TV Manchester

Sen. Ayotte introduces bill to address college sexual assault

Sen. Kelly Ayotte is part of a bipartisan group in Washington, D.C., proposing legislation to address sexual assault at colleges.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, New Hampshire, Education

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hometown Life

Candidates Primary Election Tuesday, August 5, 2014

PRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014 CITY OF SOUTHFIELD Notice Is Hereby Given to the qualified electors in the City of Southfield that a Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 for the purpose of nominating candidates for the following offices: STATE Governor CONGRESSIONAL United States Senator and Representative in Congress ... (more)

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Related Topix: Southfield, MI, Oakland County, MI, Education

NBC2 News

Lee County parent to opt children out of standardized testing

A Lee County School board member wants to opt his children out of standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Education, Lee County, FL, Fort Myers, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Family, Kids

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Lee County parent to opt children out of standardized testing

A Lee County School board member wants to opt his children out of standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Education, Lee County, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Family, Kids

Stuff.co.nz

Fears drug-resistant malaria could spread

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global efforts to control and eliminate the mosquito-borne disease, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, World News, Congo, Africa, Education

Examiner.com

'An Evening of One Acts': Two out of three ain't bad

Eric Ray Anderson, Chris Ensweiler and Jessica Skerritt star in "Riverside Drive" the best of the "Evening of One Acts."

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Related Topix: Education, Celebrities, Steve Martin, Vocal

JD Journal

Yale Produces Zombies Claims Former Professor

Don't go to Yale. That is the ultimate advice former Yale Professor William Deresiewicz has given in his controversial article in the New Republic, an Ivy League publication, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League."

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Related Topix: Education

Triple Pundit

Poor Air Quality May Be Slowing Your Employees Down

Last month, we discussed the implications of indoor air quality . We asked why you should care, and came up with a number of answers focused on health.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Education

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