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  1. Sunday Sit-Down: Eric M. FrenchRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... writing. Research has also proven that students learning to play a musical instrument score higher on standardized testing. The studies all point to the academic benefits of studying music - but it is also a beautiful and fulfilling thing, and is at ...

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  2. ReadUP changes lives of kids and adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The Indianapolis Star

    ... tutoring at Francis W. Parker Montessori School 56 on the Near Northside. "In fifth grade, they did standardized testing, and I scored really high. They couldn't understand it." "They just thought I wasn't very good at school," is the message he ...

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  3. Christ: The cost of losing in loco parentisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Brian had high SAT scores in high school. He was an Eagle Scout, a black belt in karate and a nice kid.

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  4. Michael Lewis: My wish list for Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    It's a wonderful life on Wall Street, yet here is a holiday wish list to make it even better. 1. The financial sector rids itself of anyone with even the faintest reason to believe that he or she is unusually clever.

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  5. Some schools in North Jersey dropping midterms, finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Item

    It looked as if Wayne High School students would miss the equivalent of 30 days of new instruction this year because of tests, trips, assemblies and snow days. "Kids go to school because they enjoy learning; they want to explore and they want to learn about themselves," said Michael Ben-David, assistant superintendent of Wayne schools.

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  6. The secret to top-scoring SAT essaysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The key to writing a top-scoring SAT essay is to know what the graders are looking for and to give it to them. You'll be spending the first twenty-five minutes - of the nearly four-hour long SAT - writing your essay, so be prepared to jump in and make your point: be clear, specific and detailed.

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  7. McCollum's Column: Thoughts on Hendrix aid plans and North Dakota StateRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    Hendrix College's new commitment of offering full financial aid to students who meet academic standards via grade-point and ACT or SAT scores, will have a residual benefit for its athletic programs. That leads to a misconception that Division III athletes cannot be on scholarship.

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  8. Education fixes require more than a focus on teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    As The Denver Post stated, there have been some positives in No Child Left Behind. It has been helpful to discover that our education system is not serving all of our students adequately.

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  9. Slow Things Down Might Be the New Mantra for MN EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    Rep. Sondra Erickson, a Princeton Republican who retired from teaching in 2000, said school districts have been dizzied by new rules and policies after three elections that shifted control of state government. And though House Republicans' Election Day victory brought them back into the majority, Erickson's education plans must contend with Democrats who control the Senate and governor's office.

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  10. Florida 3-star cornerback Kenyatta Anderson leaning towards Rutgers commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Fast forward two months, and the Scarlet Knights are the clear favorite coming down the stretch for the 6-1, 185-pound Boca Ciega defensive back. "I'm mostly leaning towards Rutgers, so I'm trying to see by visiting other schools if that's the right choice or not," Anderson, the three-star recruit, told NJ Advance Media.

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  11. 2014 year-end reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... accomplished thus far. January and February started with film screenings and panel discussions around standardized testing, the symptoms of over-testing and over-scheduling, and incarceration. A screening of the documentary, Race to Nowhere was ...

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  12. Double-Edged SwordRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    As the idea of expanding prekindergarten in Maryland becomes more and more popular on both sides of the political aisle, the details involved in just how to implement the different programs are still a work in progress. State officials heard from panels of advocates Feb. 12, when discussion began on Senate Bill 332 and House Bill 297, the Prekindergarten Expansion Act of 2014.

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  13. List of Worst Texas Schools IncreasesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KBTX-TV Bryan

    The number of campuses on the annual list of the worst public schools in Texas is up more than a third from last year. The Texas Education Agency reported Friday that 1,199 schools have been identified as low performers because of poor test scores or unacceptable ratings under the state's Public Education Grant Program.

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  14. More Than a NumberRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    ... Hagopian, a history teacher and a prominent figure in the Seattle public schools boycott of high-stakes standardized testing. Hagopian finds problems with such testing: " what standardized tests measure above all is a student's access to resources." ...

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  15. Teacher Seniority Headlines GOP's Education PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [...] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  16. Students encouraged to apply to college, while in classRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    On an ordinary day, Lourdes Hernandez and her District of Columbia classmates in Advanced Placement English literature would have devoted these 85 minutes to analyzing "Wuthering Heights." But they set aside Emily Bronte 's 19th-century novel one morning last month at the Columbia Heights Educational Campus , instead spending precious class time on an urgent task: applying to college.

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  17. Common Core survives in Ohio, will be challengedaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News Journal

    An attempt to repeal the education standards died in 2014 as the Ohio House failed to even take a vote on the measure. Common Core survives in Ohio, will be challenged again An attempt to repeal the education standards died in 2014 as the Ohio House failed to even take a vote on the measure.

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  18. Noteworthy: Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | The News Item

    As part of an annual holiday tradition, the light bulbs on the tree can be purchased for $5 each in memory of or in honor of a friend or loved one. Donors' names are displayed in the front window of the library during the holiday season.

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  19. Do Canberra schools match national homework raise?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Canberra principals have revealed there has been no noticeable increase in secondary school students' hours of homework, as international research showed Australia was one of two developed countries where homework loads have risen in the past decade. But two veteran educators said their students were probably doing more than the Australian average of six hours' homework a week found for 15-year-olds in the new study .

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  20. Top students, after-school program backers make headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    This month the Fairfield-Suisun School District has selected another group of students for recognition in its Student of the Month program - Mark Carnesecca , an eighth-grade student from B. Gale Wilson , Isabel Ochoa , an eighth-grader from the Public Safety Academy and another eighth-grade student from Suisun Valley School , Morgann Goree . Mark has attended B. Gale Wilson since kindergarten where he has straight A's and has been on the honor roll his entire school career.

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