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  1. My View: Class of 2015 has been penalized for Portland Public...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    The start of school is an opportunity for new beginnings, reconnecting with friends and teachers, and setting goals.

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  2. Scott, Crist both face criticism for changes to Bright Futures programRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... high school students. The goal of the program was to help students who "would likely be successful in higher education," Miller said. "Bright Futures was not established to keep the best and the brightest in the state," he said. "It was to encourage ...

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  3. Literacy levels must take front seat in election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... 1997 to 2003. She also served as the MLA for Tantramar from 1987 to 1997. Side by side with jobs and the economy, education - especially literacy and essential skills, such as computer technology and communication in all its forms - should be front ...

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  4. Superintendent to board: Cancel testing 'opt-out'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    The superintendent of a Florida school district that voted to opt-out of state standardized testing will ask the board to rescind its decision.

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  5. Get the stats on STEM vs. STEAMRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ESchool News

    STEM education is, by now, familiar to educators and parents across the country.

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  6. Eric CantorRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pauses while discussing his defeat in his Virginia Republican primary election during a news conference in Washington on June 11, 2014.

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  7. Voucher scheme is not about helping low income childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    After Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood understandably ruled last week that the sketchy unaccountable private school voucher scheme created by the 2013 General Assembly was unconstitutional, voucher supporters responded almost in unison with a single talking point, that somehow the judge had "trapped underprivileged children in failing schools."

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  8. Fair Play Home-schoolers deserve sports opportunitiesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The notion that those who are home-schooled or attend private schools should have the right to participate in extracurricular activities, such as sports, in their local public schools has been hotly debated in states around the country.

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  9. EXCLUSIVE: Achievement gap worsens for black, Hispanic studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... bigger increases. Families for Excellent Schools CEO Jeremiah Kittredge said the findings should shock the city Education Department into taking better steps to help struggling kids. Black and Hispanic kids saw better scores on this year's tests ...

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  10. School Absence Can Set Students Back Between 1 And 2 Years: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Switched

    ... they're doing well," said lead author Alan Ginsburg, a former director of Policy and Program Studies with the U.S. Education Department, "but these are big differences, and it should be on the front burner." The new study used survey data from the ...

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  11. Frequently absent students score lower on NAEPRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... and minority students are more likely to be frequently absent from school. SECTION: {section=local, subsection=education}!!! INITIAL commentConfig: {includereply=true, allow_comments=true, ...

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  12. New school district rating system gets mixed reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... rating system that didn't depend on state STAAR tests. Be careful what you wish for. Inserted late in the massive education bill known as House Bill 5 was a requirement for "community and student engagement." The law requires schools and districts ...

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  13. Missouri ballot features teacher evaluation changeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | News Tribune

    ... firm founder who has a history of spending millions of dollars on his favorite causes. It's opposed by a public education coalition financed largely by teachers' unions that are pledging a vigorous advertising effort. The proposal would end tenure ...

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  14. Boy, 9, Bikes Across U.S. for Kids with CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    An incredible 9-year-old boy set off from Oceanside to bike across the country to raise $100,000 for children suffering from cancer.

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  15. Editorial: Don't wait on appeals processRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    ... its constitutional obligation to adequately fund public schools. And while significant changes in public education have been made since the judge issued a similar verbal decision in February 2013, last week's ruling was not a shocker. (State Sen. ...

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  16. More families choose home-school optionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    One southside home-school group has 200 children participating this fall, reflecting an increase in home schooling over the past several years.

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  17. In search of a new conversation about public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Spend any time on Twitter or in the blogosphere and the national debate about public education quickly resembles a schoolyard brawl, complete with taunts, name-calling and piling on.

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  18. Religious Freedom FightersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... represented the family, has been advocating for the constitutional right of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children since 1983. "It was an incredible victory for the Romeike family and it really showed Germany is out of the ...

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  19. Study: Unhappy teachers cost NJ between $28M and $61MRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

    ... Teachers and experts say these are just a few of the factors that send educators running from careers in education. About 13 percent of the nation's 3.4 million teachers move jobs or leave the profession each year, at a cost of up to $2.2 billion ...

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  20. SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The U.S. military carried out a counterterrorism strike Monday against leaders of the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon officials said, although it was unclear if the operation was successful.

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