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  1. Is 'Thank God for Mississippi' really still a thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. He appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and here always.


  2. Mystery no more: Kent's superintendent headed to AVIDRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Outgoing Kent Superintendent Edward Lee Vargas is announced his departure earlier this month but left his destination a mystery. He has been recognized for his efforts to increase the use of technology in Kent classrooms and was named state superintendent of the year for 2014.


  3. Home education on the rise - a cause for concern?Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Making it up

    To: Department for Education Home Education 210289 Barry Sheerman To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make it her policy to collect information on the number, religion and ethnicity of children being homeschooled in England. Answered by: Mr Nick Gibb on: 20 October 2014 There are no current plans to collect personal information on children receiving elective home education.


  4. Stereotypes about math detrimental to women's successRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Washington Square News

    It is often assumed that women are bad at math. Women are told time and time again that they are genetically disadvantaged in quantitative fields.


  5. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    BEYONC'S music is for DUMB people, while the COUNTING CROWS are for GENIUSES. Or it is according to the results of a questionable new survey.


  6. Top Picks: Hunter Davies' book 'The Beatles Lyrics,' an app to help you pack, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Brooklyn Rider , an innovative string quartet, sought out rock musicians, jazz artists, classical instrumentalists, and others to compose music inspired by a creative muse of the composers' choice from the past 50 years. The result is Brooklyn Rider Almanac , a lively album of modern music, moody and evocative.


  7. Eastchester Public Schools Announce Final SAT Prep ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Bronxville Daily Voice

    The final review for the SAT for Eastchester public schools will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, at Eastchester High School. 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.: Math Review Doug Weisman, Eastchester High School teacher, will review the essential math concepts covered on the SAT.


  8. Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of " Understanding by Design " and the author of " the AE site.


  9. Why is bilingual education a gooda for rich kids but a bada for poor, immigrant students?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    If you follow the public debate about bilingual education, you know that there are two basic opposing views. As Claire Bowern, the author of the following post, writes, To put it bluntly, bilingualism is often seen as "good" when it's rich English speakers adding a language as a hobby or another international language, but "bad when it involves poor, minority, or indigenous groups adding English to their first language, even when the same two languages are involved.


  10. Vote Teuber in District 4Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    With a budget of $1.3 billion and a daily cost-of-operation obligation standing at $3.5 million, make no mistake - it is a major business, employing an estimated 10,600 full- and part-time staffers. Led by its five-member board, the district is responsible for the education of more than 89,000 students spread among 120 schools including elementary, middle, high, vocational and charter.


  11. American Expat Launches The Adventurous Mailbox to Inspire Kids to...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago |

    The Adventurous Mailbox offers series of adventure books introducing world cultures delivered from abroad in very stylish packaging, a dynamic 'top secret' online community for kids, as well as professionally developed lessons to accompany the books. The team's desire is to introduce children to different ways of thinking and being, while inspiring a curiosity to learn other languages, travel the world, and lead well-examined lives.


  12. Fired principal elected to boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Thompson's Mystery Lake school board will be an interesting place during the next four years as former high school principal Ryan Land has won a seat on the same board that fired him. Equally interesting could be the Swan Valley School Division's board, where a parent uprising turfed out five incumbent trustees amid charges the division consistently hires and promotes out-of-province teachers over local teachers.


  13. GoLocalWorcester | News | $73 Million North High has 31% Dropout RateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    In hopes of improving the dropout rate and increasing enrollment, a new North High School was built and ready for the 2011-2012 school year. The $73 million project hasn't done exactly what Worcester Public School administration and city officials had hoped.


  14. Assistant Education Minister Sussan Ley aims to target ACT students for school-based apprenticeshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Targeting ACT students for apprenticeships before they leave school is the vision for Assistant Education Minister Sussan Ley, who is in Canberra today for a roundtable discussion with industry and government representatives. The Liberal member for Farrer says there is a mentality among career advisors and parents that university is the best option for students, and a trade is a "second chance pathway".


  15. Southern Inlands this week - October 24 | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Queanbeyan Age

    The week in review through the camera lens, from Fairfax newspapers across the NSW Southern Inlands for the week ending Friday, October 24. COOTAMUNDRA: Local shearer Blake Waters competes in the opens section of the Quick Shear at the Cootamundra Show, which was very popular with entrants from across the region. Photo: Kelly Manwaring BOOROWA: CDTWO1 Jordan Short-Hall being congratulated by LTCOL David Major the Commander from NSW Headquarters after winning NSW Cadet of the Year.


  16. The Record: Building schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... 2nd and 6th wards. "It felt great to finally see it happen," said Rosie Grant, executive director of the Paterson Education Fund, the non-profit schools advocacy group. "You can actually see the walls begin to form." The school is being built with ...


  17. OCA?STL Youth Leadership AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    St. Louis established the Youth Leadership Award to recognize and reward two deserving Asian Pacific American High School junior or senior who demonstrate leadership and service within their school and community. ESSAY TOPIC: In August 2014, Ferguson St. Louis became known to the world.


  18. Opt-Out Rates In Mineola Schools Quite SmallRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mineola American

    The debate over New York State Common Core standards continues, with students from the Mineola School District showing a mild resistance to the exams. According to the New York State Allies for Public Education, Mineola had some of the lowest numbers, with eight students opting out of the English Language Arts test.


  19. Pa. students get new tests after ACTs lost in mailRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lewistown Sentinel

    Nearly 200 suburban Philadelphia high school students whose college entrance examinations were apparently lost in the mail are getting an opportunity to take them again. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Thursday that 182 Upper Darby High students will have a free ACT retest on Nov. 1 in Lansdowne.


  20. Clifton PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Dean's list status, which is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses, has been awarded to Colin Orr, of Clifton, in the spring 2014 semester. Anthony Orlando, principal of Clifton High School announced that Nikola Kamcev, Rebekah Kusher, Francis Ledesma, and Samantha Zalewska have been named a commended student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.