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  1. 70 CCSD schools drop in state's latest performance rankingsRead the original story

    Friday | The Las Vegas Sun

    The stars are falling in the Clark County School District as more schools slipped in the latest Nevada public school rankings than increased, according to the Nevada Department of Education. The Nevada School Performance Framework results, which were released today, rates schools on a scale of one to five stars, with one star being the lowest rating and five the highest.

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  2. Parent seeks answers after 2 daughters are beaten on Metro busRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    A College Hill parent wants answers from Metro and Cincinnati Public Schools on how a school bus fight was handled involving her two teenage daughters. Sonee Dowdell told WLWT News 5 her 13- and 14-year-old daughters were beaten on a Metro bus while riding home from Western Hills High School Thursday afternoon.

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  3. Shenandoah schools expect accreditation with warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... cards have not been released yet, she said preliminary numbers are subject to change. The Virginia Department of Education is expected to release the 2014-15 accreditation report on Tuesday. W.W. Robinson Elementary School in Woodstock, North Fork ...

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  4. Burke offers jobs plan at women's luncheon in Green BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Door Reminder

    ... force, she said. She would favor reinstatement of collective bargaining for public employees, especially in the education field, to help the education field remain competitive. She said she recently talked to a Neenah man whose daughter took a ...

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  5. Six ABSS schools must make plans for closing achievement gapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Burlington Times News

    The state has labeled six local schools as not meeting targets aimed at closing achievement gaps, and those schools have to come up with a plan to fix that. That means for two years in a row these local high schools did not have enough students in different subgroups taking - "participating" in - and passing - "performance" on - required tests.

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  6. Berea district schools get grades from A to F on a state report cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Cleveland.com

    The Berea school district got a B, two Cs, two Ds and two Fs on a state report card released Friday. State officials had warned that the criteria would be tougher and the grades lower this year than last.

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  7. Seventeen Millburn H.S. students honored as National Merit SemifinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Jersey Journal

    Millburn High School Principal William Miron announced today that 17 senior students from Millburn High School have been selected as Semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Competition. They are Alex Brod, Ambika Chetal, Ian Jaffe, George Jiang, Angela Jin, John Li, Daniel Meisel, Sally Morris, David Neiman, Stephanie Rothman, Griffin Schwab, Srujana Sinha, Michael Tang, Amber Teetsel, Andrew Tham and Mark Wang.

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  8. Heritage building successRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Journal Gazette

    ... at the middle school were taught how to incorporate those two subjects in every class. For instance, a physical education teacher could discuss the mathematical parameters of a playing field, or length times width, Folks said. As a result of the ...

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  9. In Camden, workers union leader criticizes charters, testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Philly.com

    The newly elected head of the National Education Association - the largest professional employee union in the country - visited Camden during a 50-state tour Friday and criticized standardized testing and the financial drain charter operators can put on traditional public schools. Lily Eskelsen Garcia was elected Sept.

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  10. Pro Report: Landrieu reimburses taxpayers for travel costs -...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Politico

    ... Bradner has the full rundown: http://politico.pro/1tPSOHs . IF REPUBLICANS RETAKE THE SENATE, their vision for education reform could still hit the rocks, Pro Education's Maggie Severns reports. Sen. Lamar Alexander's plan to overhaul the American ...

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  11. 3 millennials honor 'This is Our Youth' on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The China Post

    A truly well-oiled - should we say well-rolled? - revival of Kenneth Lonergan's "This is Our Youth" opened Thursday on Broadway at the Cort Theatre with a super cast of rising-star millennials playing Gen-Xers. Michael Cera, making his New York stage debut, once again perfectly captures being an awkward man-boy, while veteran fashionista and acting newbie Tavi Gevinson matches his goofy nervous energy.

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  12. Home Improvement & Outdoor Living ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Trademark Home Exteriors features a screen room in the Home Improvement & Outdoor living Show at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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  13. Chagrin Falls High School students shine in National Merit Scholarship ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Chagrin Solar Sun

    Front Row - Abigail Meil, Patrick Donley, John Ganger, Devon Riegel, Andrew Ganger, Matthew Kohn, Sophia Gielink Back Row - Semifinalists Jon Karyo and Andrew Moran Of the 1.5 million entrants, some 50,000 with the highest PSAT/NMSQT Selection Index scores qualify for recognition in the National Merit Scholarship Program. In September, these high scorers are notified through their schools that they have qualified as either a Commended Student or Semifinalist.

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  14. Brick's High Schools Rise In Bi-Annual NJ Monthy School RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Patch.com

    ... and are based on data for the 2012-2013 school year reported by the schools to the New Jersey Department of Education, according to a news release from the magazine. Among the factors taken into consideration are student/teacher ratio; student ...

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  15. ACT prep program yields high scores for FCHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Herald Independent

    Fairfield Central High School's graduating seniors from 2013 scored above the benchmark in every category on American College Testing , according to results released by the S.C. Department of Education. Fairfield test takers surpassed the benchmark of 14.2 by achieving and average of 15.6 in English; surpassing the 16.5 benchmark with an average score of 16.8 in Math; surpassing the benchmark of 16.2 in Reading with an average score of 16.6; as well as surpassing the benchmark of 16.5 with an average score of 16.6 in Science.

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  16. Proposed Texas textbooks are inaccurate, biased and politicized, new report findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Post

    When it comes to controversies about curriculum, textbook content and academic standards, Texas is the state that keeps on giving. Back in 2010, we had an uproar over proposed changes to social studies standards by religious conservatives on the State Board of Education, which included a bid to calling the United States' hideous slave trade history as the "Atlantic triangular trade."

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  17. LeadFerret Announces a Directory of MBA Degree HoldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | PRWeb

    ... work, and have invested in their future. New and existing LeadFerret users will be able to make the most of this education based directory, by having access to prospects with a keen business sense, in addition to all the other experience one gets ...

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  18. Quiz: Is this a line from a The Great Gatsbya or a New York Times profile of Lena Dunham?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Post

    The latest installment in The New York Times's ongoing series of Lena Dunham profiles was published earlier this week , and it was brimming with the sort of outrageous anecdotes and loaded quotes we've come to expect from the Grey Lady's serialized obsession with the "Girls" creator. The flowery, excessively descriptive prose in some of the profiles - along with those anecdotes and quotes - are endlessly scrutinized by fans and haters alike.

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  19. Ohio's school report cards released; Tallmadge meets 21 of 24 standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Tallmadge Express

    ... gifted value-added, and annual measurable objectives. The C was for lowest 20% value-added. The Ohio Department of Education has typically released the data in late August. School officials use the information to help identify improvement areas. ...

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  20. New Jersey 2014 election Congressional district 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Examiner.com

    ... gives policy positions in over a dozen areas. He seeks a comprehensive economic recovery plan that includes education and alternative energy funding, and reducing federal debt by making smart cuts in spending and stimulating the economy. He promises ...

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