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  1. Best Business Schools for FoodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The GMAT Club Journal

    You can taste the difference between regular and smoked paprika, you're strongly opinionated about molecular gastronomy, and you have your finger on the pulse of the food truck scene. You're the most adventurous and discerning eater you know a and you're going to business school .


  2. Grade colleges on how well they teach teachers? Universities balkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    ... Group) ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO ) In an unprecedented plan that uses federal dollars as a lure, Uncle Sam would grade education schools and alternative training programs -- partly on how well new teachers' students perform on standardized tests. That ...


  3. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Ohio senators have passed a bill to bar schools from using the results of new proficiency tests to determine a student's advancement to the next grade level. The Senate voted unanimously Wednesday on the legislation, which also ensures that schools don't lose state aid for students not taking standardized tests this school year.


  4. American OpinionAFRAID in America?Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2010 | American Reporter

    America's airlines - they're the ones who told passengers to take a flying leap - have wallpapered the country with ads focusing upon how inexpensive their basic airfares are. While I don't enjoy flying, I recently had to get from here to there and back.


  5. March 4, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sonoran News

    ... for Teaching and Learning Jana Miller showed her disdain for Brad McQueen as he testified before the Arizona House Education committee in favor of a bill to rid Arizona of Common Core by sticking her tongue out. PHOENIX A new poll finds that more ...


  6. Tennessee school voucher bill advancing in LegislatureRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Legislation that would give Tennessee parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school is advancing in the Legislature. The school voucher proposal sponsored by Republican Sen. Todd Gardenhire of Chattanooga was approved 8-1 in the Senate Education Committee Wednesday evening.


  7. Florida Senate panel votes to scale back testingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    A plan to scale back testing in Florida schools cleared its first hurdle in the Florida Legislature on Wednesday, winning the approval of the Senate Education Committee. Sen. Don Gaetz, a Niceville Republican and former schools superintendent, said the bill would "place a lid on too much testing."


  8. South Australian schools make national 'most improved' listRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... But Ms Close was concerned South Australian children would not continue to improve once funding for the Gonski education reforms was wound back in 2018. "What I'm worried about is having the Commonwealth Government walk away from Gonski in 2018 and ...


  9. ACT schools make NAPLAN 'most improved' listRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ABC News

    Twenty Canberra schools included on a national list have shown a significant improvement in literacy and numeracy skills among students, according to results from last year's NAPLAN tests. Fourteen ACT primary schools and six secondary schools made the "high gains" list of more than 300 schools from across Australia.


  10. St. John's, Buffalo Waive LSAT for Some StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    In August, the ABA changed its rules to allow law schools to admit 10 percent of students in their entering classes without the LSAT, which has allowed St. John's University School of Law and the University at Buffalo Law School to admit high-performing students from affiliated undergraduate programs.


  11. Ohio Senate Education Chair Unaware Of Law She's PromotingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Plunderbund

    Earlier this week we wrote about Ohio House Bill 7 , which is described as a "Safe Harbor" law for students, protecting them from negative ramifications based on the 2014-15 state standardized tests. Today, in a teleconference about testing , Senator Peggy Lehner, chair of the Senate Education Committee that passed the bill out of committee last week and sent it to the full Senate for a vote , said: "For the 2014-15 school year only, student test scores on end of course exams or on any of the 3-8 achievement assessments cannot be used as a factor to retain a student or promote them to a higher grade or in any decision to grant course credit."


  12. Sherrod Brown Suggests Help for NCLB Standardized TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... to punish teachers. Conservatives say the federal government is intruding in local schools. The Ohio Department of Education wants a 20% reduction in such tests and now they may get some help in Washington. State Impact Ohio's Mark Urycki Members of ...


  13. Senate Education Committee Approves Gardenhire School Voucher BillRead the original story

    22 hrs ago |

    Senators Crowe, Dickerson, Gardenhire, Gresham, Haile, and Tate voted to move the bill forward to the Senate Finance, Ways, and Means c The Tennessee Federation for Children issued a statement commending lawmakers "for voting to give low and middle-income families and their children the access to a high-quality education that they deserve."


  14. Letter: VouchersRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... very far because tuition to a private school is only the "tip of the iceberg" when it comes to financing a child's education. What then? I understand that, as a taxpayer, you may not feel as if you are getting your money's worth from our NC Public ...


  15. Olathe school responds after student's TB diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

    A student at Olathe Northwest High School has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and officials are looking for people who may have had close contact with him or her. BEEN A FACTOR.


  16. TPS will not be fined for students who opt out of standardized testsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The Ohio Department of Education says Toledo Public Schools won't be fined for students who opt out of standardized tests.


  17. Bill to Limit Testing Time Passes Senate SubcommitteeRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    A changed bill to limit the time spent on standardized tests and modify teacher performance evaluations made its way through the Florida PK-12 Education Subcommittee on Wednesday. SB 616 , sponsored by Sen. John Legg, R-Lutz, would reduce assessment testing time to 5 percent of total school hours.


  18. Nest To Wings host college prep conference in LongmontRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    Preparing for college can be a monumental challenge. Deciding when to apply, how to apply and how to make your first year away valuable can be overwhelming.


  19. Divided Florida Senate panel oks bill to limit some testingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    A measure to put some limits on standardized testing is moving in the Florida Senate after a strong debate. The Senate Education PreK-12 committee approved the bill Wednesday along party lines with Republicans voting yes.


  20. Edgerton Public will discontinue Fl...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Pipestone County Star

    The Edgerton Public School Board voted during their Feb. 17 meeting not to seek permission from the Minnesota Department of Education to continue with the Flexible Learning Year that has allowed the district to start school before Labor Day since 2010. Edgerton's decision continues a downward trend in the number of southwest Minnesota schools participating in the FLY consortium since it began in 2010 with 25 school districts, including Edgerton Public and Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in Pipestone County.