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  1. NTC (Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc.) Supports 2014 Clearwater Jazz...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... events that are beneficial to the whole community." The Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation supports music and arts education in the Tampa Bay area, providing scholarships to local students interested in pursuing jazz music and providing ...

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  2. Hamsters eating Thanksgiving dinner -- a video you wona t believe someone really madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    There's not much else to say about this except to watch this video. You will either find it amusing or repulsive, or, possibly, both. Your kids or students will find it hilarious.

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  3. Canada embraces 2,095 - Yolanda' victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    ... card" when it comes to response and rehabilitation efforts a year after Yolanda struck - particularly in the education sector. Participants representing all divisions in Region 8 gathered for the "First Teachers' Leadership Training and Seminar on ...

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  4. Target 3 Overlooked SAT, ACT Test Prep ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    Libraries offer a number of tools to promote studying, such as electronic versions of study materials and books chock full of vocabulary. a Although standardized exams claim to test a student's readiness for college, simply doing well in high school is rarely sufficient to guarantee success.

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  5. Should the U.S. Make Standardized Tests Harder?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Atlantic

    ... assessments and spend less than we're spending today," said Linda Darling-Hammond, a leading professor of education at Stanford University, during a recent presentation. "We're just not spending it in ways that are very optimal for promoting deeper ...

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  6. Why is this N.J. high school eliminating midterms and finals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    Midterms and finals are now a thing of the past at Glen Ridge High School. The change comes following the implementation of online tests for public high school students.

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  7. Report: Orange Co. teacher pay won't be tied to Florida's latest testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palm Beach Post

    Orange County teachers have inked a deal with their school district to hold teachers harmless on the first round of Florida's new standardized tests, reports the Orlando Sentinel's Leslie Postal. The move essentially skirts the goal of Florida's 2011 merit pay law, which said teacher quality should be judged in part by student academic growth, as measured by tests.

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  8. Gorney: Marshall ready to hit roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rivals.com

    There is plenty happening on the west coast as high school seasons wrap up and official visits begin in full force. Here is the latest from the region.

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  9. How to stop Asia's SAT cheatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    ... and growing. According to data released last week by the U.S. State Department and the Institute for International Education, Chinese and South Korean students constitute 31 percent and 7.6 percent, respectively, of the 886,052 international ...

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  10. Nashville Theater 101: Ashley Diggs, Tom Angland & Memory StrongRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Why do people choose careers in the theater? Are the applause and adulation that come over the footlights from the audience enough? Or are there deeper, more resonant reasons that lead otherwise normal, rational people to become part of an altogether dysfunctional family? We put those questions to a group of Nashville actors in hopes of finding out the truth and their answers-widely varied and as unique as the individuals themselves-may surprise you, may enlighten you and, very possibly, may inspire you. Today, in Nashville Theater 101, we're happy to introduce you to three members of our family: Ashley Michelle Diggs, Tom Angland and Memory Strong .

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  11. FAQs: All you need to know about the GRERead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Rediff.com

    ... student fairs across India this year including QS World MBA Tours, QS World Grad Tours, IIE Student Fairs, Times Education Fairs and The MBA Tours. We will also continue to engage with counsellors, media and industry leaders to make sure that ...

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  12. Record warmth forecast Monday; snow chances WednesdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    WJZ's Marty Bass reports. Rain moves out this morning. It'll be sunny and warm today.

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  13. Admissions with a focus on locusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | University Business

    Beginning in 2016, when prospective students to the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology submit their SAT scores and transcripts, they'll be asked to take a personality quiz to help the school determine who has the right stuff to succeed. "I've always felt there's something missing in admissions, something that we can do better," says Jim Goecker, vice president of enrollment management and strategic communication.

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  14. How teachers can avoid a administrator-itisaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... about what he learned that day. He realized that the root of his problem then-and one of our problems in education now-is that too often decision makers forget that the people doing the work need resources to get that work done. The lab tech ...

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  15. Letter: Testing fuels anxiety in our state's schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Times Herald-Record

    ... back-to-school night this year it is apparent that Regents Chancellor Meryl Tisch, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state Education Commissioner John King are creating an atmosphere of anxiety and tension in our schools. Over-testing is destroying the love of ...

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  16. Amber Alert for 3 month old boy canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | MyFoxNY

    An Amber Alert issued by New York State Police for a 3-month-old boy was canceled several hours later. Police said Steven Ristick was taken by his father and may have been headed to New Jersey.

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  17. Account Control Technology, Inc. Donates $32,014 to Susan G....Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... in providing consultative debt management, collection, call center and business process outsourcing solutions for education, government, commercial and consumer entities. Established in 1990, ACT has been recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing ...

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  18. Experimental Radburn town planning disappearing from CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    In the booming 1960s Canberra adopted an innovative town planning initiative to better use green spaces in its newest suburbs, but in some places the idea failed. Planning authorities experimented with how to accommodate the growing population of the ACT, just as garden city urban designs became popular overseas.

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  19. Dear elite colleges: If you don't want me, don't court meRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Home

    As the Dean of Yale College, I write to congratulate you on your academic success and to introduce you to Yale's diverse opportunities and communities. As you consider your college options, I hope that Yale remains among your top prospects.

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  20. Chinese, Korean students get SAT resultsRead the original story

    Yesterday | China Daily

    A majority of students from China and the Republic of Korea have received their scores from an October SAT test from the company that administers the exam used in the US college application process. Test results from the Oct 11 exam given to Chinese and Korean students in Asia had been delayed due to a cheating investigation by Educational Testing Service, the College Board's test administration and security provider.

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