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  1. Pittsfield School, City Officials Prepping For...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IBerkshires

    Soon enough, the City Council will be asked to authorize spending some $40 million of taxpayer money to build a new high school. The School Building Needs Commission invited both the City Council and the School Committee to a joint meeting on Monday to detail the steps that have been taken in an effort to keep the boards apprised of the process.

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  2. Richmond Teacher Spends Thousands On Music Equipment For Middle School StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBC Bay Area

    Tim Wilson is determined to give his middle school students all the advantages they deserve no matter how much of his time, or money, it takes. Tim Wilson grew up in Scotts Valley, spend decades working in San Francisco, and now lives in Marin County.

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  3. Waukegan public school students out another dayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | My FOX Chicago

    Waukegan Public Schools students will be out of class another day as negotiations between the district and the teachers union continue. About 17,000 students have been out of class since members of the Lake County Federation of Teachers went on strike Oct. 2. The school district said in a Tuesday statement that despite a "committed effort" by both sides they weren't able to reach an agreement.

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  4. Editorial: No on Cypress Measure RRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Wave

    Cypress residents are aware of the blight that is the Mackay School site on Cypress Avenue. Out of operation for more than three decades, the site has long been boarded up, chained off and vandalized - costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in maintenance.

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  5. Rotary Club of Bacolod South celebrates 45 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    THE Rotary Club of Bacolod South celebrated its 45th Charter Anniversary last September with month-long activities in various communities in southern Negros Occidental, with the theme, "45 Years of Building Communities Through Service." RCBS is a group of businessmen and other professional who provide opportunities for the empowerment of children and the youth, and for the upliftment of the physically and economically challenged in the community.

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  6. Backs Sen. Daryl BeallRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Messenger

    As a person who has spent over 50 years working with students at different levels , I have come to realize and appreciate the hard work and dedication that Sen. Daryl Beall has put in on behalf of the students of our area and the state of Iowa. Sen. Beall has been a strong supporter of the K-12 systems, the community college and the regents institutions of our area, as well as supporting the governor's new projects on Teacher Quality and the STEM initiative.

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  7. Penn Museum brings mummies to Philly schoolsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

    Seventh grade hands shot up with each of the museum instructor's prompts at the "mummification workshop" offered at the Penn Alexander school. "Yeah! I love dead guys!" shouted one student.

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  8. Nuclear Science Homeschool DayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Homeschool

    Phone: 875-5600 Email: EnergyExplorium@duke-energy.com Website: Event Location: Energy Explorium at McGuire Station Other Info: Oct. 24 a 9:30 a.m. to noon. All participants will receive a packet of resources, activities and lesson plans on nuclear science.

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  9. Former school board president dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ReporterHerald.com

    The seat halfway up from the 50-yard line at the Ray Patterson Field will be empty the next time Loveland High School plays.

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  10. Fatal Accident At County Road 6 And Old Farm Road In ElkhartRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is currently on the scene of a fatal accident at the intersection of County Road 6 and Old Farm Road. Police are investigating after they received a report of inappropriate contact between an Adams High School teacher and a student.

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  11. Suspected Gary serial killer makes court appearance Wednesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The man suspected of being a serial killer is scheduled for a court appearance Wednesday. Darren Vann is due in court in the morning for an initial hearing on charges in the strangulation death of Afrikka Haardy.

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  12. The 1 percent sales tax would provide tax relief, school improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star

    The 1 percent education capital improvement sales and use tax proposed by the Aiken County School District would provide revenue for property tax relief and renovations and construction at five schools. If voters approve the tax referendum in the Nov. 4 election, it is estimated that the District will collect $16 million to $21 million each year for 10 years.

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  13. After-school program success in Greeley-Evans School District 6 celebrated at McAuliffe Elementary S | GreeleyTribune.comRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greeley Tribune

    For information about after-school programs at your child's school, contact your child's teacher or school principal. For more information about Bright School-Age Centers, or ABC Child Development Centers, visit www.abccdc.com or call 352-2222.

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  14. Pathways Trust and Vallejo school district celebrates grantRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    On Tuesday morning, various representatives from the Vallejo Career Pathways Trust met at the Solano Community College Vallejo Center to discuss how local children and college students will continue to receive that encouragement, after the trust was awarded a $6 million grant as part of the larger California Career Pathways Trust. The CCPT awards grant amounts to individual districts and colleges to craft partnerships, which helps students learn a certain program, preparing the students to enter a career field after high school or continue on to college to learn more about the field.

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  15. Candidates see need for reform of Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Observer

    When it comes to Common Core learning standards, both New York State Assembly candidates Andy Goodell and Barrie Yochim see a need for reform. Incumbent Goodell, R,C,I-Jamestown, said the implementation of Common Core standards has dramatically driven up costs statewide as a result of testing.

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  16. More than welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Observer

    A school can be a hub of activity for students and their parents, but it may have been a while since residents with grown children have been to that center of learning. Keeping this in mind, Silver Creek Central School invited its senior citizens to see some of the new things going on at the school.

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  17. Know the issues and voteRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Observer

    Bumper stickers, negative advertising, political rhetoric and driving through a Western New York snowstorm has taken the place of independent thinking and voting one's conscience. As my dog, Sam, and I were returning from a short outing lately, I couldn't help but notice the various political signs and slogans on bumper stickers, in neighborhood yards and on the radio.

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  18. Editorial: Farina fires awayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    Chancellor Carmen FariA a is aggressively reshaping the cadre of school superintendents who sit beneath her on the organizational chart. FariA a has set ambitious goals to improve instruction for hundreds of thousands of kids who are now struggling to learn core subjects.

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  19. On Native GroundTHE House of Cards Starts to WobbleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- When I first came to southern Vermont, in 1987, I had been on the road in South and Central America - literally on the road - for 14 years.

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  20. Fairfield fields fair field of talent at the fairRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Herald Independent

    Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science art teacher Kimberlea Daly and Savannah Bairefoot were among those who represented the Fairfield County School District at the S.C. State Fair. Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science art teacher Kimberlea Daly and Savannah Bairefoot were among those who represented the Fairfield County School District at the S.C. State Fair.

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