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  1. Miss. Board of Education releases strategic planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Greenwich Citizen

    The Mississippi Board of Education is abandoning incremental goals in favor of big ones, according to a strategic plan released Thursday. The previous goal of raising the state's graduation rate to 83 percent? Now officials want every student to graduate high school.


  2. Kasich Vows To Get Tough On ChartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Caller

    Disappointed by recent reports of widespread dysfunction and even criminal behavior in Ohio charter schools, Gov. John Kasich pledged Thursday to fix them with new regulation and oversight. "We will not tolerate people coming into this state, making money at the expense of great education for our kids," Kasich told a gathering of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.


  3. Jacobs' Van Vlierbergen reflects on her amazing Heisman weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

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  4. Jeb Bush is no moderate and he won't fight climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Grist Magazine

    ... have come to dominate his party because he has sometimes taken centrist stances on two issues, immigration and education. Here are some of the recent accolades Bush has received. Ruth Marcus, a liberal columnist at The Washington Post , on Oct. 28 : ...


  5. Hargrove visits Tahoma studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Covington Reporter

    State Rep. Mark Hargrove visited Tahoma High School Dec. 12. After a morning of observing different language arts classes, he did some co-teaching with Daren Fickel, a national board certified teacher. After Hargrove introduced himself, one of Fickel's students asked him, in a very candid spirit, "Why are you here?" "Your teacher invited me to come and see what's going on here," he said.


  6. Researchers Think They Have Found A Way To Help Close The Achievement GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    Growing up poor can affect a child's behavior and school performance. Research has found that the brains of students from poverty-stricken environments can even function differently than those of their more affluent peers, due to developments that inhibit the poorer children's ability to problem-solve and pay attention .


  7. Groups lay out their legislative wish listsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    With less than three weeks until the kickoff of the 2015 Legislative session, interests representing business and the environment laid out their priorities on Thursday. The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce says it will focus on tax relief for small and midsize businesses, a rollback of automatic increases in the minimum wage that are supposed to account for inflation, and changes in how transportation projects are funded in the state.


  8. Learning Matters: Elementary school gets lesson in LegosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    The project's goal is to expose children early on to science and engineering, some of the fastest-growing industries. XA CUMBERLAND COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS GOING BACK TO THE TOY BOX TO TEACH STUDENTS.


  9. Defendant in years-old Dundalk murder case scheduled for Jan. trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Baltimore Sun

    A Pasadena man who is scheduled to stand trial next month in the death of his girlfriend nearly 15 years ago will now face additional charges at the same time. Stephen Michael Cooke Jr., 43, is also accused of trying to get someone to hurt a man who he thought would testify against him.


  10. Development to be unshackled at the University of CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canberra City News

    ANDREW Barr has announced his intention to enact new legislation next year to help the University of Canberra expand its commercial activities. "This week cabinet agreed to a range of measures, including modernising the University of Canberra Act 1989, to turbocharge the University's future business activities and create an expanded range of education and research opportunities," Andrew said.


  11. Study: College admissions officers watch applicants on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WKBT

    A study from Kaplan Test Prep found college admissions officers have visited an applicant's social media pages to learn more about them. When Kaplan began this annual survey back in 2008, only 10 percent of college admissions officers reported viewing an applicant's social media sites.


  12. States tackle question of how to boost college completion rates for low-income studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... for students and improves their ability to transfer credits. Around the country, reforms in developmental education, particularly in math, are gaining steam because studies have started to show significant "increases in the number of students who ...


  13. Dealing with youth violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | News 4 Jax

    A Jacksonville family is preparing to lay their 16 year old high school student to rest this weekend; he was shot and killed at his school bus stop. The crime remains unsolved.


  14. Sapakoff: How Spurrier can fix South Carolina's losing football messRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier hopes the Gamecocks can avoid a losing season by beating Miami in the Duck Commander Independence Bowl on Dec. 27. Gwinn Davis/Special to The Post and Courier After three years of unprecedented winning - in the SEC, bowl games, against Clemson, on the recruiting trail, at turnstiles, at the bank, in the national media spotlight - the South Carolina football program is suddenly losing everywhere you look. Losing to Clemson, losing recruits, losing out on defensive coordinator candidate Will Muschamp.


  15. Can you pass the GMAT? Take our practice testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Business Journal

    Question: Anne bought a computer for $2,000 and then paid a 5 percent sales tax, and Henry bought a computer for $1,800 and then paid a 12 percent sales tax. The total amount that Henry paid, including sales tax, was what percent less than the total amount that Anne paid, including sales tax? Answer Choices: A. 3% B. 4% C. 7% D. 10% E. 12% According to the Graduate Management Admission Council, San Francisco, along with Washington, D.C., has the highest percentage of prospective students considering full-time two-year MBA programs.


  16. ACT testing contract to be ended after one year, official rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Post and Courier

    ... a complaint, alleging the state didn't follow its own procedure correctly. The decision comes as South Carolina education officials race to rewrite the state's Common Core education standards, as well as put in place new statewide assessment exams. ...


  17. Good Morning Tassie | Friday, December 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Examiner

    LAUNCESTON WEATHER FORECAST: Partly cloudy. Light winds becoming westerly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.


  18. King bids farewell to SED staff, Cuomo shoots across bowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Albany Times Union

    State Education Commissioner John King Jr. who is heading to the Obama Administration where he will serve as an adviser to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, said farewell to hundreds of staffers Thursday. He said it was a "bittersweet moment" and recounted some of the successes he said the department has had in improving education.


  19. Dec. 18 winter sports Players of the Week profiles, pictures 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 |

    CLEVELAND, Ohio Here are the Players of the Week for Dec. 18, 2014. Players of the Week win a free SAT or ACT class with College Review.


  20. School finds error in teacher effectiveness reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Maryland Gazette

    While October data cited the school as having the largest number of ineffective teachers in Anne Arundel County, the school system said that was in error. Officials said the Maryland State Department of Education had incomplete data for 11 teachers, which affected how the data was published.