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  1. Alpharetta, Milton Students Awarded National Merit, Achievement ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... olarship programs. Scholarships awarded through the programs are underwritten by business organizations and higher education institutions, as well as by the organization's own funds.


  2. EDITORIAL: Racial quotas, are they fair? - Affirmative action questionsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Asian American applicants applying for college appear to be admitted at a lower rate than White, Black, or Latino peers with comparable quantitative scores. This is according to Princeton researcher Thomas J. Espenshade who compiled GPA and SAT test scores for selective private institutions of higher education, and compared them to admission rates by race.


  3. The economics of South Korea's DECLINING birth rateRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... services. Her husband also works, and she has two sons in school, aged 3 and 6. Having heard that private education, through such services as cram schools and tutors, is popular in South Korea, we asked her what the situation was really like. "When ...


  4. Senate panel advances revised sexual assault prevention billRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Education Week

    The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday advanced a rewrite of legislation that would leave as optional sexual assault prevention and awareness programs in Alaska public schools. The version of HB 44 that passed the House last month would have required such programs and those related to dating violence.


  5. Socastee student achieves top ACT scoreRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Georgetown Times

    ... when making admission decisions, your exceptional ACT composite score should prove helpful as you pursue your education and career.” ACT scores are accepted by all majors U.S. colleges. Scores of 36 provide colleges with evidence of student ...


  6. In marathon session, Wisconsin lawmakers tackle school vouchersRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | District Administration

    ... $127 million over two years as GOP Gov. Scott Walker has proposed. It would also require the state to come up with education guidelines separate from the Common Core standards and have the state rate schools on a five-star scale - instead of the ...


  7. Treasured icons and other art this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    JOHN Denver, one of America's most treasured musical icons, is brought to life in an Australian written and produced show starring Rick Price and The Colorado Quartet. OF his 24 albums released on the RCA label during his lifetime, 14 were certified gold, but Denver's private life was not so golden.


  8. Fraser Institute school ranking report shows WSS droppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pique News Magazine

    ... asked if he was concerned that the rankings at WSS had dropped, Cox said: "Our school is responsive to changes in education and considers multiple points of information including global patterns, provincial initiatives, district strategic plans, and ...


  9. Find Out Why This High Schooler Turned Down Eight Ivy League Schools For The University Of AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOne

    Many believe Memphis, Tennessee teen Ronald Nelson made a big mistake for rejecting admission offers from eight Ivy League schools , but he knows his decision is a wise one - why? Financial responsibility. Nelson's story went viral this week after he appeared on the TODAY show and explained that his impeccable grades were good enough to get into a plethora of schools like Harvard, Yale, and Princeton, as well as New York University, Johns Hopkins, and Vanderbilt.


  10. Can You Get Into B-School With Low Stats?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The GMAT Club Journal

    Yes! Not everyone who goes to Harvard scores a perfect 800 and has a GPA of 4.0 . If you're stats are less than ideal, that doesn't mean that you need to cross your top schools off your list! Now's your chance to catch up on valuable information you may have missed during our webinar, Get Accepted to Top B-Schools with Low Stats .


  11. Mount Vernon Student Gives Keynote Address at Microsoft ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    "Throughout my life, curiosity has been the driving factor leading me to develop my passions," said Mount Vernon Presbyterian School student Aidan Brady. "Since the age of three I have been fascinated by computers - what they do, how they work, and more than anything, their creative potential.


  12. Republicans vote to increase school funding, expand vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    In an early morning vote Wednesday, the Legislature's Republican-controlled budget committee approved a wide-reaching education agenda that would increase funding for public schools, undo enrollment caps on the private school voucher program, create a special needs voucher and target certain low-performing schools for takeover. The 12-4 vote on education issues in the two-year budget, with all Republicans in support and Democrats against, came at the end of five hours of debate that began around 8 p.m. Tuesday.


  13. Lights, camera, RENTON! SIFF-Renton opens ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Renton Reporter

    The Seattle International Film Festival returns to Renton this week for six days of film from all corners of the world. Things get started at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, with the big opening-night film and gala.


  14. NY Assembly Passes Legislation to Delay, Reform Teacher EvaluationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WVNY

    The New York Assembly passed legislation to delay and reform teacher evaluations enacted in this year's budget. According to the bill, it would move the deadline for new teacher evaluations from June 30, 2015 to November 17, 2015.


  15. Expert discusses home schoolingRead the original story

    Wednesday | Graham Leader

    Graham resident and mother of three Amanda Robinson will withdraw her two school-aged children from the Graham Independent School District at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. She said she has several concerns with public education in general and would like more control regarding the preservation of her children's Christian values and what they are taught.


  16. 2015 Survey Results of Prospective MBA ApplicantsRead the original story

    Tuesday | The GMAT Club Journal

    More than 34% of business school applicants believe that the admissions process is less rigorous for women, the annual survey by Stacy Blackman Consulting reveals. The poll also indicated that 63.46% feel that the lower number of women in business school is a significant issue.


  17. Democrats say public wants more money for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WKBT

    Democrats on the Legislature's budget-writing committee have unveiled a plan to spend nearly half a billion dollars more on public schools the next two years. The proposal was unveiled just before Tuesday's meeting of the Joint Finance Committee where education issues were to be voted on.


  18. New Deans Aim to Create Smaller Classes at Suffolk, Cardozo Law SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | JD Journal

    According to the National Law Journal, two law schools have recently hired faculty members as their newest deans. Melanie Leslie, vice dean of the Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law , will take over as dean on July 1, becoming the school's first female leader.


  19. Impact of cancer and chemotherapy on autonomic nervous system...Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | BioMed Central

    Background Preliminary evidence suggests cancer- and chemotherapy-related autonomic nervous system dysfunction may contribute to the increased cardiovascular morbidity- and mortality-risks in cancer survivors. However, the reliability of these findings may have been jeopardized by inconsistent participant screening and assessment methods.


  20. Walker tells Republicans he transformed WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Gov. Scott Walker told Wisconsin Republicans on Saturday that in his four-plus years in office he has transformed the state by enacting numerous conservative priorities, including defunding Planned Parenthood, legalizing concealed carry and weakening public union power. In a 20-minute speech at the Republican Party convention, Walker didn't mention his own likely run for the White House, but did call on party activists to do all they can in electing a Republican for president next year.