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  1. Learning Center Scholarship Apps AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RV Business

    ... background of RV industry employment or a desire to work in the RV business after completing postsecondary education. Have a 2.8 or better cumulative grade point average, and a 1050 minimum SAT score (1575 minimum on the 2400 point scale). A minimum ...

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  2. [Working Life] An education that closed doorsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Science

    Imagine a penniless immigrant who comes to the United States in pursuit of a world-class education. He works hard and earns a Ph.D. in computational mechanical engineering from one of America's top universities, the California Institute of Technology .

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  3. Paterson education officials target district's low SAT scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    City school board members are calling for the district to create new "intervention" programs to improve Paterson students' performance on the college entrance exams. In 2014, 19 of the 594 Paterson students who took the Scholastic Aptitude Tests had scores that deemed them college-ready, according to the district's annual report.

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  4. Teachers union, think tank propose compromise on testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    As Congress undertakes its most serious effort to rewrite the No Child Left Behind education law, backlash against standardized testing has prompted vigorous debate about whether the federal government should continue requiring annual exams. a- Continue requiring annual tests every year in third through eighth grade and once in high schools, the policy favored by the Obama administration and a group of the nation's most influential civil rights groups.

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  5. Everything you need to know before betting on the Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The Super Bowl is upon us, the last chance to bet on a football game that counts until September. So here are a few things to consider if you want to make this last pick of the season count.

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  6. The Wizards are selling standing-room only tickets to Marcin Gortata s action figure nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    While being trash-compacted by a crowd of red-wearing gnome-seeking Metro riders last August, the thought occurred to me that every sporting franchise should give away commemorative toys at every sporting event. Or that we should all just re-direct our expandable income from arenas to toy stores.

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  7. Bill to cut number of school tests fails in Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMDT

    ... o remove a longstanding ban on beginning the school year before Labor Day without a waiver from the state Board of Education.

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  8. 9 takeaways from the CMS 'State of our Schools' speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

    ... In the past, she's talked about having teachers and staff being more vocal in the community about the value of education and the good news in the district. CMS also has the goal of creating community partnerships with each school. . Available on ...

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  9. Facing up to the challenge: It's time to prepare law students for their professionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABA Journal

    ... for law school, for a total of seven years and up to $450,000 in cost. And yet after seven years of this advanced education, our law school graduates largely lack the knowledge and skills to be lawyers. As law firms return to a business model where ...

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  10. Legislation Would Substitute ACT For End-Of-Instruction ExamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... College Test to demonstrate their proficiency. Perryman says end-of-instruction testing disrupts secondary education for three or four weeks each spring. He says there are better ways to measure a student's familiarity with a subject. The bill ...

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  11. 911 dispatchers are literally listening to people die. These new FCC rules will help stop that.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    We've heard horror stories of people who dial 911 from their cell phones, only to die on the line as dispatchers listen helplessly because they can't get an accurate fix on the caller's location. The big problem? When you're calling from indoors, thick walls prevent your phone from talking to GPS satellites.

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  12. Texas representative to staff: Ask Muslim visitors to pledge allegianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Freshman state Rep. Molly White is not in Austin on Thursday to celebrate Texas Muslim Capitol Day. But she left instructions for the staff in her Capitol office on how to handle visitors who are Muslim, including asking them to declare allegiance to the United States.

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  13. Shea: Cavanaugh will help GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Given Matt Cavanaugh 's wealth of experience as an NFL quarterback, position coach and offensive coordinator, Terry Shea , the trusted quarterbacks guru of Robert Griffin III , believes Cavanaugh and Griffin will be a good fit heading into Washington's 2015 season. "Number one, Matt Cavanaugh has been an offensive coordinator," Shea noted in a telephone interview.

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  14. Does Marylanda s new governor want to hit a pausea button on Common Core?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Does the new Republican governor of Maryland want to revisit the state's commitment to the Common Core State Standards and the PARCC Common Core test? When Larry Hogan was running for governor of Maryland, he responded to questions about his position on school reform by saying that he believed in local control of education, and he characterized the implementation of reforms in the state as "a train wreck." This is how he responded to some questions from the Capital News Service during the campaign: 1. Across the state, many teachers complain that their salaries have been insufficient or even frozen, despite an increased workload from recent education reforms.

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  15. district doesn't change stance on the use of Common Core in reaction to Walker's offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Menomonee Falls

    ... "We choose College Career Readiness because ACT is the major transition point for our students to postsecondary education and success after high school." The ACT College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) align with Common Core, which Gov. Scott ...

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  16. Edgemont, Scarsdale High Schools Rank In Top 10 Among New York's BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Scarsdale Daily Voice

    Edgemont and Scarsdale high schools were ranked the sixth- and eighth-best public high schools, respectively, in New York state, according to education research website Niche. Edgemont earned the six spot by excelling in nearly every category, earning an A+ rating in academics and teachers grade.

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  17. Jay Evensen: In fight over school funding, don't eliminate choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    ... income tax or gas taxes, the message was clear. The state should no longer struggle to choose between funding education and funding transportation, they said. It should do both. The state's strong economy is seen as an opportunity for higher taxes. ...

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  18. Parents opting out of state testing has BESE concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Star

    Parents opting out of state testing has BESE concerned Parental decisions to opt out of tests could hurt teachers, districts, and schools. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1CCMvtN Board of Elementary and Secondary Education members are calling for a special meeting as parents across the state threaten to hold their students out of the state's standardized testing in March.

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  19. Super Bowl commercials 2015: Pierce Brosnan is nothing like James Bond in Kia spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Brosnan, it seems can't quite shake the role of James Bond. He signs on to advertise a Sorento SUV on a remote mountain road, getting around an owl , a moose and, he learns, "There is no mission."

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  20. 'The Game Is Rigged', But Not the Way Warren ThinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    ... her assessment of how it's rigged. The Economist recently ran a cover story entitled, " America's new aristocracy: Education and the inheritance of privilege ." There's no doubt this is going to be one of the preeminent themes in the 2016 elections ...

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