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  1. ACC coaches favor expanded eligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ESPN

    While Big Ten and other NCAA officials discuss rules limiting eligibility for first-year players in football and men's basketball, ACC football coaches are nearly unanimous in wanting to move in the opposite direction. In a poll of ACC football coaches, 12 of the 13 who responded said they favored or would consider expanding eligibility to allow players to play five years - eliminating the redshirt completely - and every coach expressed significant reservations about potentially redshirting all freshmen.

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  2. Lawmakers weigh desired local control, valued tourism revenue in debate over school year startRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... in central Iowa, which had been set to start classes on Aug. 13 this year until the issue reached lawmakers. Iowa education officials in December stopped issuing automatic waivers that for years had allowed school districts to bypass a ...

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    12 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... in central Iowa, which had been set to start classes on Aug. 13 this year until the issue reached lawmakers. Iowa education officials in December stopped issuing automatic waivers that for years had allowed school districts to bypass a ...

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  4. Clifton High School student claims he was told to remove PARCC protest T-shirtRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... shirt read, "You can choose to refuse the PARCC. You will not be negatively affected if you refuse to have your education standardized. It's time for the students to fight back for real education." The 16-year-old student said he is also "refusing ...

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  5. St. Tammany schools seen as cinch for renewed accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    The formal announcement is months away, but the St. Tammany Parish public school system has received word that it will once again receive accreditation from AdvanceED, a non-profit school and district accrediting organization. A team from AdvanceED spent the early part of this week in St. Tammany, visiting schools and talking with hundreds of students, parents, community members, principals and administrators.

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  6. Boys basketball Players of the Week profiles for March 5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    CLEVELAND, Ohio Here are the cleveland.com Players of the Week for March 5, 2015. Players of the Week win a free SAT or ACT class with College Review.

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  7. Romanian wrestler Laurien Anghelina is seizing his opportunities in America, at Bergen CatholicRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... when he could still be wrestling in Romania on the National Team," the veteran coach said. "He came here for an education, and he's always been driven for that opportunity." For Anghelina, being in the United States is the opportunity to escape a ...

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  8. Syracuse football CB Julian Whigham: 'I wasted my junior...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    It came after Syracuse football's 27-10 loss to Duke in the Carrier Dome - a game the Orange needed to win to keep its bowl hopes alive, and a game in which Whigham was beat in coverage on both of the Blue Devils offensive touchdowns . "I wasted my junior year," Whigham said in an interview on Tuesday.

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  9. Attempt to cut Arkansas Lottery scholarships fails in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A proposal to cut lottery-funded scholarships in half for incoming college freshman and change the program's eligibility requirements has narrowly failed before the Arkansas Senate. Hickey's bill would lower the scholarship amount for incoming freshmen from $2,000 to $1,000 and increase the amount for their sophomore year from $3,000 to $4,000.

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  10. 'My children are not data': Maine lawmakers, parent question standardized testingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... the tests her children would take based on which tests teachers said they found useful in helping guide student education. She also noted that Lewiston was now facing problems with taking a new state standardized test that is administered on ...

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  11. Liberty lineman Kris Sheppard commits to Virginia State football teamRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fauquier.com

    National Signing Day passed last month without a scholarship offer for Kris Sheppard.

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  12. Maine bill allows for opting out of standardized testsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Maine lawmakers are promoting a bill that seeks to ensure that parents can let their children sit out of standardized tests. The measure would mandate that a school has to excuse a student from a test if a child's parent or guardian submits a written request.

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  13. Why Hillary Clinton probably isna t sweating this email stuff, in three chartsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    This time, it's Quinnipiac University, which just published its fourth poll on the 2016 primaries since January 2014. By far the most interesting/amusing part of the poll is that 76 percent of respondents say that they absolutely or probably wouldn't vote for Donald Trump for president, which is the biggest boost to this reporter's patriotism since the time he shook hands with Lee Greenwood.

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  14. Olympia Dukakis, Bill Irwin & Carey Perloff Set for 'Why Theater Matters' Panel at 92Y, 4/1Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    A panel of theater's great advocates and innovators- Carey Perloff , artistic director of San Francisco's legendary American Conservatory Theater , whose new book is Beautiful Chaos; the multiple award-winning actor, director and producer Olympia Dukakis ; and Bill Irwin -join former New York Times theater critic Margo Jefferson for an evening of enlightened and inspiring discussion about why theater matters and how theater fits into today's tech-infused world. Carey Perloff 's theater career launched when she was 27 at New York's Classic Stage Company , where she staged the American premieres of Harold Pinter 's Mountain Language, Tony Harrison 's Phaedra Britannicus and the world premiere of Ezra Pound 's Elektra.

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  15. Dax Shepard Credits Jason Bateman for Demanding He Marry Kristen BellRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    "Jason was first to go, 'Stop f---ing around and marry Kristen,"Shepard told PEOPLE at Baby Buggy's Inaugural Los Angeles Fatherhood Lunch at The Palm in Beverly Hills Wednesday. The event raised money and awareness for the organization's Fatherhood Initiative, which helps provide meaningful father-child experiences and runs programs including financial literacy workshops.

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  16. Well done ThatcherRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    Camden Hills Regional High School senior Joseph Thatcher Chamberlin, or Thatcher as he is known, has been named a finalist for the 2015 National Merit Scholar Award. "For the National Merit Scholarship, there are several stages, qualifier, semi-finalist, finalist, and winner.

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  17. Are American Kids Just Stupid and Lazy?Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Glittering Eye

    ... given the extent of the American shortcomings. No matter how you sliced the data - by class, by race, by education - young Americans were laggards compared to their international peers. In every subject, U.S. millennials ranked at the bottom or very ...

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  18. Lewiston lawmaker helps lead charge for bill on standardized test opt outRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... the tests her children would take based on which tests teachers said they found useful in helping guide student education. She also noted that Lewiston was now facing technical issues with taking a new state standardized that is administered on iPad ...

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  19. Rosario Dawson, Juli n Castro, Wilmer Valderrama celebrate Voto...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... of the Latino community," Castro said. Other political celebrities such as MPAA chief Chris Dodd, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Treasurer Rosa Rios, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, and former secretary of health and ...

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  20. 6 things to know about AMP, Strathmorea s new music venue in North BethesdaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Lena Seikaly performed at one of the preview concerts at AMP, the new intimate music venue in North Bethesda. Six questions about the Washington area's newest music venue , AMP by Strathmore, which is opening this weekend with Jay Farrar shows on Friday and Saturday.

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