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  1. Is a Red Light Effective to Stop People from Drinking Coke?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    So many foods beckoning us from the grocery store shelves - but which ones are healthy for us to consume? We could study Nutritional Facts labels, but that feels as challenging as the math portion of the SAT, with so much numerical information to process. The label tells us how many calories are in the food in question - how many grams of protein, how many grams of fat, and of saturated fat .

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  2. Nonprofit becomes the steward of its first Catonsville propertyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Herbert Run runs through a 6.75-acre wooded property in Catonsville that recently became the first in Catonsville to be managed by nonprofit land trust NeighborSpace of Baltimore County. Herbert Run runs through a 6.75-acre wooded property in Catonsville that recently became the first in Catonsville to be managed by nonprofit land trust NeighborSpace of Baltimore County.

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  3. Slide Show: 10 Best Public College Values, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

    ... costs in check. We rank our top 100 public colleges and universities based on our definition of value: a quality education at an affordable price . Among the factors we consider: high four-year graduation rates, low student-faculty ratios, ...

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  4. Slide Show: 10 Best Values in Private Universities, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

    ... cofounder Ben Silbermann, Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush The oldest institution of higher education in the U.S. offers a generous financial aid program that makes a Harvard education surprisingly affordable. Sixty-one percent of ...

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  5. Slide Show: 10 Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

    Liberal arts colleges are typically smaller than universities, with smaller class sizes and a greater emphasis on individual instruction. They mainly confer bachelor's degrees; universities offer master's and doctoral degrees as well.

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  6. How We Rank the Best College ValuesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

    To come up with our best values, we start with data on nearly 1,200 public and private four-year schools provided by Peterson's, then add our own reporting. We narrow the list based on measures of academic quality.

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  7. Joliet Township High School Announces Illinois State ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Joliet Township High School is pleased to announce that 83 JTHS students from the graduating class of 2015 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. Illinois State Scholars represent approximately the top ten percent of high school seniors, hailing from 671 different high schools across the state.

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  8. RFH: Briggs Wins Top SSZ Scholar-AthleteRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Red Bank Green

    Rumson-Fair Haven's Tucker Briggs had 102 tackles in his senior season, finishing his career with 212 and a role in back-to-back state championships . Even more impressive: his grade point average and SAT score .

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  9. Student says of Hopkins mistake: 2nd rejection was worseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... ing sciencey-related." And he is still aiming high as he continues his college search. Nick Anderson covers higher education for The Washington Post. He has been a writer and editor at The Post since 2005.

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  10. Jon Stewart goes through the list of random things in the spending bill, is horrifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Tuesday night, Jon Stewart went through the spending bill passed by Congress at the last possible moment - and shook his head at all the provisions that became law without much of the public noticing, including small, odd things like calling white potatoes fresh vegetables to bigger things dealing with the financing industry and campaign finance. A very sad Sen. Harry Reid also talks about having never seen his new house and "The Daily Show's" imagining of what it would look like if Sen. Lindsey Graham ate a fly.

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  11. Morning Plum: Ted Cruza s call to arms carries long term risks for GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Ted Cruz and other conservatives are enraged by what they see as the GOP leadership's cave in the face of President Obama's supposed lawlessness on deportations, and they are insisting the GOP mount an epic struggle against it next year. Republican leaders have been gamely promising such a struggle, but it doesn't appear they want one, perhaps out of fear of damaging the party's standing among Latinos heading into 2016.

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  12. Most New York teachers rated effectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

    Nine out of 10 New York City school teachers were rated effective or highly effective in the first year of state-mandated evaluations. Results released by the state Education Department Tuesday show upstate teachers earning similar reviews after being evaluated for a second year.

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  13. Oklahoma Student-Athlete Spotlight: Ty DarlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Big 12 Conference

    ... joked. Following his early graduation in December, Darlington will begin his pursuit of earning a Master's of Education in Adult and Higher Education with an emphasis in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration. With the numerous hours required, one ...

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  14. New rules push high schools to better prep students for collegeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Indianapolis Business News

    ... taking classes that count toward their degrees, said Jason Bearce, Indiana's associate commissioner on higher education. "We heard these stories about students arriving on campus and that's the first time they find out they're not college-ready," ...

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  15. Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A foggy start to the morning commute today, otherwise, it'll be a sunny day with temperatures hitting a high of 52, and a low of 30 overnight. There is a 5 percent chance of precipitation today.

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  16. Mobile County schools release ACT Aspire test results: 'This was a trial run'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... support." Mobile officials also did not release the scores as percentages, which was the format used by the state education department. Peek said that percentages would not offer useful information because they can't be compared to the previous ARMT ...

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  17. Fairfield Schools Outperform State Average In Recent Advocacy Group ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    ... and support, every child can succeed academically." Grades are based on the Connecticut State Department of Education's new performance accountability system, the School Performance Index. It pulls data from two major standardized tests, the ...

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  18. A New Contract for UESF?Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... during the school day. District dodges hiring more art, music and P.E. teachers to provide a more fully rounded education for elementary students? Check. The bottom line is that SFUSD got a whole lot of mileage from saying flat out saying "no" to us ...

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  19. Darien Schools Earn Straight A's From Education Advocacy GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Darien Daily Voice

    Darien Schools earned top marks of straight A's in a report by education advocacy group Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now. ConnCAN's report cards assign letter grades to every school in the state in an effort to help families get information about school performance in a given area.

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  20. How investment bankers told Rahm that class size mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Reader

    ... this $17 million is a return on their investment. This issue has been the subject of heated debate for years as education activists like Diane Ravitch contend that poverty plays a central role in a child's educational development. They argue that if ...

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