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  1. Survey ranks North Carolina as worst state for teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... the profession by the end of their first year, and nearly half leave within five years, according to the National Education Association. The Association also found that pay-related turnover is especially high for minorities, males and teachers under ...

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  2. Digital daily practice interactive lessons released by Evan-MoorRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | District Administration

    Used in over one million U.S. classrooms, Evan-Moor's daily practice resources have been helping students acquire language, reading, and math skills and prepare for standardized testing through the effective model of frequent, focused practice. Now these daily practice titles are available digitally-for only $19.99-for an annual courseware classroom license.

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  3. Oregon bill would nudge parents to say 'no' to state testingRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | District Administration

    Opponents of standardized testing who consider noncompliance a reasonable tactic have found an ally in Rep. Lew Frederick, D-Portland. Frederick, vice chair of the House Education Committee, has sponsored legislation that would give Oregonians the "unrestricted right" to yank their children from statewide assessments.

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  4. Texas Instruments unveils a new graphing calculatorRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | District Administration

    ... we answered with the modern, streamlined design of the TI-84 Plus CE," said Peter Balyta, Ph.D., president of TI Education Technology. "Once you hold the new TI-84 Plus CE in your hand, you will immediately see and feel the improvements." The TI-84 ...

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  5. 17 named Junior ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

    ... be recognized in award ceremonies at their schools and will receive an Award of Merit from the State Department of Education at the end of the school year." The South Carolina Junior Scholars Identification and Development Program, begun in the ...

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  6. Rally lauds school choice successRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... Roman Catholic Diocese school system. Other sponsors included Blackhawk Christian School, the Indiana Non-Public Education Association, the Indianapolis-based Friedman Foundation and the Institute for Quality Education. There were speakers at the ...

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  7. Controversial school voucher plan back in front of lawmakersRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | District Administration

    The Lieutenant Governor of Texas said he is putting his shoulder-weight behind giving parents more power to choose where their kids go to school. Dan Patrick told KXAN's media partner, The Texas Tribune, he will continue pushing a controversial voucher plan that was shot down last session.

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  8. Math Homework Help for Teens - Ellettsville - Wed, Feb 4, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Monroe County Public Library

    Drop in for FREE one-on-one help with Math and Science related assignments--arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, physics, chemistry, ISTEP, and SAT review. For middle school and high school students only. Ages 12-19

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  9. Parents face great lunch box challenge as children return to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Age

    When children across Canberra return to school on Monday, parents will be faced with the dreaded task of another year of packing school lunches. In the ACT, the 2015 school year will be almost 200 days, which, for parents, means a lot of lunch box preparation.

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  10. School choice initiative celebrated this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    School choice week begins for its fifth year, with advocates encouraging parents to look into different opportunities available for their children's education. “The most important thing to do is to know your options for what is available to your children,” said Lisa G. Keegan, senior adviser for Choice Week.

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  11. Guest Column: Wrong equation yields wrong answer on school letter gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... r. Without a doubt, it is demoralizing to the teachers whose tireless work helped students grow. A 2010 article in Education Next, a quarterly publication

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  12. The MBA Tour Hosts Events Across North America in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Stacy Blackman Consulting

    If you're considering pursuing an MBA degree, attending an MBA fair is a great place to start. The MBA Tour is hosting six events across North America this winter 2015.

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  13. Buffington selected for Presidential Scholars ProgramRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Hartselle Enquirer

    About 4,000 candidates were chosen from the nearly 3.4 million graduating students in the nation.

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  14. SAT vs ACT: Which Test Should I Take?Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | M-A Bear News

    As testing time nears for the junior class, many wonder which exam to take. With the abundance of information online, in college reference books, and from peers, the decision can seem daunting; we've put together this guide to help make the process a little easier.

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  15. Choose To Refuse: Say "No" to PARCC/SBAC TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... number of states actively signed up for PARCC dropped from 24 (plus the District of Columbia) to 10 (plus D.C.). Education researcher Mercedes Schneider reports that the remaining 10 are Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, ...

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  16. Charter school plans expansion 0Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Art and music programs play an important role in the education at The Birches Academy charter school in Salem.

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  17. VCU drops requirement for SATsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NBC12

    VCU is now among hundreds of universities across the country shifting focus to GPAs rather than SATs, saying it's more important how a student does overall rather than on a single test. "All teachers stressed it: you need to do good, you need to study, keep taking it as many times as you can," said VCU freshman, C.J. San Jose.

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  18. Higher dementia risk linked to more use of common drugsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KurzweilAI.net

    A large study links a significantly increased risk for developing dementia, including Alzheimer's disease , to taking commonly used medications with anticholinergic effects at higher doses or for a longer time. It's been known for some time that memory or concentration problems in the elderly might be caused by common medications used to treat insomnia, anxiety, itching or allergies, according to a 2012 study reported by KurzweilAI .

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  19. Indiana home to country's largest school voucher programRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... choice and that they would take advantage of it, and we've seen that," Executive Director of Indiana Non-Public Education Association John Elcesser said. Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of parents and students attended a rally at IPFW to promote School ...

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  20. Border budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    DPS State Police Capt. Stacy Holland carries an M-4 rifle after a flight patroling the Rio Grande River by high tech helicopters based in Edinburg, TX.

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