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  1. BSO to perform concert for peace in West Baltimore after Freddie Gray unrestRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    After a successful, quickly arranged concert for the community performed outside Meyerhoff Symphony Hall last week after riots erupted in response to Freddie Gray's death, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is taking its musical message into the heart of West Baltimore with a "Music for Peace" concert on Saturday. BSO music director Marin Alsop will conduct members of the Baltimore Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras, OrchKids, Peabody Institute, Baltimore School for the Arts and musicians from City College at a church near Mondawmin Mall, a major scene of violence last week.

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  2. Everyman Theatre's 25th season to include Miller, Williams, Wilson classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Everyman Theatre artistic director Vincent Lancisi summarizes the goal for next season, the company's 25th anniversary, in a short phrase: "We're going to up our game." As she will be the first to remind you, Mama Nadi is "running a business, not a mission."

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  3. Column: Social studies scores still lag on Nation's Report CardRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    As I approached the results of the latest Nation's Report Card on social studies education, I prepared myself for an inevitable drop in scores. To my surprise, though many "old school" history teachers have lately chosen retirement over delivering the watered down lectures that are the hallmarks of what some educators call "socialist studies departments," U.S. student performance has stayed the same.

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  4. MPS senior Alethia Tilford named a prestigious U.S. Presidential ScholarRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OnMilwaukee

    Alethia Tilford, a senior at Milwaukee Public Schools' Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School, has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar, the Department of Education announced Monday. Only 141 students from around the country earned the award, which is considered the nation's highest honor for graduating high school seniors.

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  5. Why I Am Not At All Ready to GraduateRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    " I know it's a lot guys, but everything we do right now is preparing you for college ." How many times a day do I hear this at school? Too many to count, usually.

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  6. Scholarships, Grade Inflation, and MotivationRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

    ... performance. Statistician Valen Johnson and others have argued that many perverse incentives in undergraduate education could be ameliorated if mandatory grading curves were imposed across majors and grade inflation and grade shopping were stamped ...

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  7. More heat, possible storms forecast TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    WMAR's Meteorologist Lynette Charles reports, Highs will again reach the 80s, but rain showers and even thunderstorms are possible this afternoon. WMAR's Meteorologist Lynette Charles reports, Highs will again reach the 80s, but rain showers and even thunderstorms are possible this afternoon.

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  8. Obama discusses Baltimore riots with LettermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and resources on young men of color. Private companies have committed to spending $80 million, in part on education and job training. The mostly serious interview -- which also touched on early childhood education, the trade deal the administration ...

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  9. The real racket in high-poverty schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Examiner

    ... high-poverty, open-enrollment public and charter high schools. There is an answer to my question - one that the education establishment won't address, and the "education reformers," with their mantra of "no excuses" and "ZIP code doesn't matter," ...

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  10. Madison Academy students to receive recognition for college entrance exam scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    This winter over 65,000 academically talented 7th graders in the United State took either the SAT Achievement test or ACT assessment test through the Duke University Talent Identification Program .

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  11. Tensions run high at Manchester school test talkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    State Board of Education Chairman Tom Raffio and Education Commissioner Virginia Barry arrive at the Manchester Board of School Committee meeting on Monday evening at City Hall.

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  12. John Oliver Tackles the Convoluted World of Standardized Testing on 'Last Week Tonight'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Laughing Squid

    Host John Oliver tackled the convoluted world of standardized testing on a recent episode of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver . Oliver specifically looks at the companies that standardized testing has actually helped, and the people whom it has hindered and left behind.

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  13. Opt-out parents have a pointRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | AEI

    ... fact, this familiar diagnosis may tell us less about opt-out than it does about the myopic nature of contemporary education reform. By and large, education reformers have seemingly concluded that it's fine to ignore or alienate middle-class ...

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  14. People who love the Common Core just got support from an unexpected placeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... valuable time in the classroom. Twelve civil rights groups, including the NAACP and the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, issued a statement on Tuesday decrying the opt-out movement. The statement argues that opting out students ...

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  15. Lawmakers nearing agreement to reduce student testsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Colorado lawmakers are close to agreement on one of the most vexing problems of the term - how to reduce standardized tests for students in public schools. Legislators have been debating various plans to reduce student tests for months.

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  16. The Morning News: Seahawks' Draft Pick Investigation Gets...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Stranger

    Seahawks Investigators Never Spoke to Witnesses Other Than Frank Clark About the Night of His Arrest: "Two women say they found the girlfriend of Seahawks draft pick Frank Clark sprawled half-naked on her hotel-room floor and barely moving the night of his arrest on charges of domestic violence and assault," the Seattle Times reports . Seahawks investigators said they were confident Clark never hit his then-girlfriend, but also didn't interview any witnesses other than Clark, according to the Seattle Times .

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  17. Ontario elementary teachers plan job action MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    ... round of bargaining is two-tiered, with the provincial school boards' associations, unions and the Ministry of Education trying to settle the big-money issues like class size and salary with individual school boards and union districts negotiating ...

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  18. Community noticesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... attending a community college or university, a specialized training program, an internship, study abroad, or other education or training program. The scholarships provide up to $1000 toward educational and related expenses and will be awarded to ...

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  19. New Elementary Supplemental Curriculum, Aligned to California Common...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    California elementary educators will now have access to powerful and affordable tools for implementing standards-based best practices with today's launch of Total Motivation Math and Total Motivation ELA, the newest resources in the Total Motivation family of innovative print-and-online supplemental curriculum solutions from Mentoring Minds. These robust resources include unit instructional plans that support implementation of the California Common Core State Standards, increase student confidence when taking standardized tests, and integrate critical thinking into daily classroom activities.

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  20. Despite a late start in attending school, he has become one of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    She didn't cry, concealing her emotions. But she laughingly recalls having "a strong urge to follow behind the school bus with my car."

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