Education News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/education.xml News on Education continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png ACT parenting body says children missing out on preschool http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/act-parenting-body-says-children-missing-out-on-preschool?fromrss=1 Some Canberra families are not sending their children to preschool because of a shortage of places in their local early childhood education centres, according to the peak body for public school parents. ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations president Kirsty McGovern-Hooley said the organisation had heard from parents unable to enrol their children in their local preschool.

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Sydney Morning Herald Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:19:41 GMT 171217379GB6 0
The ACT Senior Secondary Certificate's overseas expansion http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/the-act-senior-secondary-certificates-overseas-expansion?fromrss=1 Since studying the ACT's college curriculum from his school in Shanghai, Tony, a Chinese citizen, has learnt a lot about Australia. "I know that Australia had an interesting history in past centuries, and the people today are quite friendly," the year 12 student said via email.

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The Age Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:19:40 GMT 1712179V6908 0
Jersey City PSAT/SAT/ACT Assessment Weekend - FREE http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/jersey-city-psat-sat-act-assessment-weekend-free?fromrss=1 By signing up for a session you will receive the following for FREE:

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The Hudson Reporter Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:52:59 GMT 171217CI67BH 0
Toddler shot in Southeast D.C.; police report she is conscious http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/toddler-shot-in-southeast-d-c-police-report-she-is-conscious?fromrss=1 A female toddler was shot Saturday afternoon in Southeast Washington and was transported to a hospital, according to Metropolitan Police.

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The Washington Post Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:31:22 GMT 171216CUL094 0
ACT Will Offer Free Score Reports to Low-Income Students Starting in September 2018 http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/act-will-offer-free-score-reports-to-low-income-students-starting-in-september-2018?fromrss=1 Starting in September 2018, students from low-income families who take the ACT with fee waivers will be allowed to send ACT score reports for free to colleges and/or scholarship agencies at any time during their college search process. Currently, students may elect to send their scores to up to four colleges or scholarship agencies for free during the registration process and up to five days after they take the test.

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KGWN Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:31:21 GMT 1712166QO6UP 0
Monkey mating http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/monkey-mating?fromrss=1 After spending a few months observing macaque monkeys living in a Japanese forest, a group of scientists found a pattern of behavior they described as both "unusual" and "intriguing." Adolescent female macaques climbed on top of a sika deer and crouched.

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The Washington Post Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:31:20 GMT 171216VL5D32 0
Dead billionaires http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/dead-billionaires?fromrss=1 Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of billionaire philanthropists Honey and Barry Sherman who were found dead in the basement of their multi-million dollar home. Their bodies were found in the basement of their $7 million home in Toronto's affluent North York neighborhood by a real estate agent preparing the mansion for an open house.

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The Washington Post Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:56:08 GMT 171216PKM6SV 0
Britain issues guidance to schools on sexual violence and harassment: ... http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/britain-issues-guidance-to-schools-on-sexual-violence-and-harassment?fromrss=1 Britain's Education Department just issued "advice" to colleges and universities on how to handle sexual harassment and violence between children, saying that adults on campus must make clear that neither will ever be tolerated and are "not an inevitable part of growing up." The 41-page document published on the department's website says that schools and colleges should never tolerate or dismiss sexual violence or sexual harassment by children as "banter," "just having a laugh" or "boys being boys."

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The Washington Post Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:39:26 GMT 171216R2LPVV 0
Meet Benton Glass, Exchange Club Student of the Month http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/meet-benton-glass-exchange-club-student-of-the-month?fromrss=1 Covington senior Benton Glass, fourth from right, was recently named the Student of the Month by the Exchange Club of Tipton County. Pictured with him are, from left, Roger Gray, grandfather; Pam Gray, grandmother; Jenifer Glass, mother; Blake Glass, brother; Brian Glass, father; Jeff Phillips, Exchange Club; and Charlotte Kelley, Exchange Club.

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Covington Leader Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:39:25 GMT 1712164H8QK3 0
Speed data highlights safety message http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/speed-data-highlights-safety-message?fromrss=1 Yet again Canberra drivers' flagrant disregard for the road rules is on display with the release of new speeding data. It is appalling that more than 400 drivers were pinged during 2017 travelling above the speed limit in a school zone - particularly those penalised for going twice the speed limit.

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Sydney Morning Herald Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:20:34 GMT 17121686GT4P 0
More than 400 Canberra drivers booked for speeding in ACT school zones this year http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/more-than-400-canberra-drivers-booked-for-speeding-in-act-school-zones-this-year?fromrss=1 Among them were two drivers caught going more than 45km/h over the speed limit, driving more than double the legal limit in a school zone. Out of the 427 speeding offences outside ACT schools recorded between November 2016 and the end of October this year, 82 of them were due to drivers caught outside schools in the Belconnen suburb.

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Sydney Morning Herald Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:20:33 GMT 171216O1BTT0 0
16 Grad School Application Mistakes You Don't Want to Make [Episode 237] http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/16-grad-school-application-mistakes-you-dont-want-to-make-episode-237?fromrss=1 The application cycle is in full swing in early December, when I'm recording this podcast. In reflecting on the many applications that my colleagues and I review here at Accepted and the problems we help our clients deal with, I thought it might be a good time to discuss things you shouldn't do - mistakes that can really hurt your chances of admission.

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The GMAT Club Journal Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:20:32 GMT 171216LK0QQB 0
Faith Matters: Get it and never forget it http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/faith-matters-get-it-and-never-forget-it?fromrss=1 At the urging of our eldest daughter, my wife and I went to go see the matinee showing of "Wonder" at the local theater this week. She and her boys had thoroughly enjoyed both the book and the movie and she thought that we would also enjoy seeing the movie.

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Norwalk Citizen News Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:32:38 GMT 1712166O8OT9 0
Here's what the GOP's proposal to overhaul the tax code means for schools, students and parents http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/heres-what-the-gops-proposal-to-overhaul-the-tax-code-means-for-schools-students-and-parents?fromrss=1 Republicans backed away from some of the most controversial education proposals in their finalized tax bill Friday, leaving in place a school supply deduction for teachers and breaks for student borrowers while also declining to tax tuition benefits, a prospect that infuriated graduate students. "On balance, the final bill is far better news - especially for students and families - than it could have been," said Terry W. Hartle, senior vice president of the American Council on Education, which represents colleges and universities.

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The Washington Post Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:34:14 GMT 171215OTNTQK 0
DeVos wants to delay special-education rule intended to protect minority students http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/devos-wants-to-delay-special-education-rule-intended-to-protect-minority-students?fromrss=1 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is reconsidering an Obama-era rule that requires states to more closely monitor school districts for racial disparities in special education. Education Secretary Betsy A DeVos wants to delay an Obama-era rule designed to protect children of color from being disproportionately sent to special-education classrooms or from being unfairly disciplined.

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The Washington Post Sat, 16 Dec 2017 03:01:56 GMT 171215O7A125 0
Education Department proposes delaying Obama-era rule on racial disparities in special education http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/education-department-proposes-delaying-obama-era-rule-on-racial-disparities-in-special-education?fromrss=1 Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing to delay an Obama-era rule on special education and racial bias. The U.S. Education Department is proposing to delay by two years, to 2020, an Obama-era rule that would push states to ensure that students of color are not over-represented in special education and put in programs because of racial bias.

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The Washington Post Sat, 16 Dec 2017 03:01:55 GMT 171215LDRIIS 0
Getting an education that's legal http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2017/12/getting-an-education-thats-legal?fromrss=1 Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian talks with Matthew and Julia Fazzino about the basics of civics and federal, state and local government while the family met with him for an hour at his office in Palo Alto. The Fazzinos regularly arrange field trips to supplement their education, like this visit with Simitian.

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Palo Alto Weekly Sat, 16 Dec 2017 03:01:54 GMT 171215AG8U4A 0