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 Crime Stoppers tips led to 29 arrests, 60 charges in the ACT last year http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/crime-stoppers-tips-led-to-29-arrests-60-charges-in-the-act-last-year?fromrss=1 Reports made to Crime Stoppers last year have resulted in 29 arrests and 60 charges being laid by ACT police. Figures published on Monday as part of Crime Stoppers Week show the organisation received 317,000 reports nationally in 2017, leading to the arrests of more than 7900 criminals.

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The Age Mon, 21 May 2018 06:30:40 GMT 180520A2OSIQ 0
Chalk up a loss for students in New York http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/chalk-up-a-loss-for-students-in-new-york?fromrss=1 The push to base evaluations of New York's public school teachers partially on how much their students' standardized test scores improve is on its deathbed. The number of state legislators supporting a do-not-resuscitate order has grown.

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Newsday Sun, 20 May 2018 23:20:08 GMT 180520EI85D6 0
School Glance 5-20-18 http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/school-glance-5-20-18?fromrss=1 "Everyone - at some point in their life - has been inspired by an individual who is tenacious, positive and dedicated to helping others achieve their life goals," ACT Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Scott Montgomery said. "The ACT College and Readiness initiative provides an opportunity to recognize those exemplary individuals whom we all know and love and want to ensure their stories are told to inspire others to action."

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Yuma Sun Sun, 20 May 2018 19:08:15 GMT 180520K8LBNT 0
Gwen Stefani's perfect Las Vegas residency http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/gwen-stefanis-perfect-las-vegas-residency?fromrss=1 Gwen Stefani's Las Vegas residency is a "perfect" way to tour her music but still focus on her three children. The 'Hollaback Girl' is excited about performing in the city in Nevada in February and March 2019 so she can also focus on raising her kids - Kingston, 11, Zuma, nine, and Apollo, four.

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Watauga Democrat Sun, 20 May 2018 14:46:38 GMT 180520UV8NMN 0
Tabada: Color of silence http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/tabada-color-of-silence?fromrss=1 I SAT in a room with other graduate students being briefed about an exam we will be taking next month in a computer laboratory. Frequently, the unasked is often more important than the initial salvo of questions fired.

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Sun-Star Sun, 20 May 2018 10:03:47 GMT 1805208I3E2U 0
Sally Litchfield: South Cobb Rotary presents financial aid awards;... http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/sally-litchfield-south-cobb-rotary-presents-financial-aid-awards?fromrss=1 Rotarian David Pearce, who chaired the program, from left; Nathan Andre's proud father; Andre, the Clark/Collins Scholarship recipient; and Rotary President Darlene Duke.

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MDJonline.com Sun, 20 May 2018 05:46:20 GMT 180519GR8DJC 0
Four Grissom High School students ace the ACT http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/four-grissom-high-school-students-ace-the-act?fromrss=1 Allison Hu, Jack Smalligan, Conner Morgan, and Kevin Yang, were all honored at Thursday night's school board meeting. Grissom High Principal Becky Balentine was thrilled when she heard the news.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville Sun, 20 May 2018 01:32:55 GMT 18051907HH4T 0
Boyle column: Are teachers a bunch of whiners? http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/boyle-column-are-teachers-a-bunch-of-whiners?fromrss=1 Columnist John Boyle weighs in on the teacher rally, and the notion that teachers should be happy with steady paychecks. Boyle column: Are teachers really a bunch of whiners? Columnist John Boyle weighs in on the teacher rally, and the notion that teachers should be happy with steady paychecks.

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The Asheville Citizen-Times Sat, 19 May 2018 21:16:35 GMT 180519HVUBF6 0
Chabad ACT applies to run Canberra's first Jewish school http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/chabad-act-applies-to-run-canberras-first-jewish-school?fromrss=1 Chabad ACT hopes to open Canberra's first Jewish school as early as next year after signalling its intention to apply for registration with the Education Directorate. The organisation this month applied for in-principle support to later apply for registration to run a kindergarten to year three campus near its existing early learning and childcare centre in Giralang.

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Sydney Morning Herald Sat, 19 May 2018 16:48:36 GMT 180519K6KQ30 0
Senior Andy Kim (left), 17 years old, gets his biography checked by... http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/senior-andy-kim-left-17-years-old-gets-his-biography-checked-by?fromrss=1 McClymonds High School seniors Haifa Algabri and Neisha Moore study fruit flies in advanced placement biology. Algabri is the class salutatorian, and Moore is the valedictorian.

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SFGate Sat, 19 May 2018 14:26:52 GMT 180519JNDG1R 0
In Ms. Bell's North High classroom, sociology is a way to break stereotypes http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/in-ms-bells-north-high-classroom-sociology-is-a-way-to-break-stereotypes?fromrss=1 North High student Maryama Yusuf said"I don't really like to talk in front of people," but spoke with power as she presented research she did on medical discrimination. Growing up by North Commons Park on Minneapolis' North Side, he has heard gunshots echo across his neighborhood, especially during humid, summer days.

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Star Tribune Sat, 19 May 2018 09:34:32 GMT 180519EDARPK 0
Hurricane won't uproot Harding grad's dreams http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/hurricane-wont-uproot-harding-grads-dreams?fromrss=1 Arisdamel Diaz's plans of going to college to become a surgeon were imperiled by Hurricane Maria. But in Marion, Ohio, she found opportunity.

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The Marion Star Sat, 19 May 2018 05:25:15 GMT 1805182SK6ME 0
Millions to be spent on improving lives of young people in West Somerset http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/millions-to-be-spent-on-improving-lives-of-young-people-in-west-somerset?fromrss=1 NEARLY 3 million will be spent this year to improve social mobility among young people in one part of Somerset. West Somerset has the lowest social mobility of any local authority area in the UK, coming in at 324th out of 324 bodies in both 2016 and 2017.

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Somerset County Gazette Sat, 19 May 2018 03:29:53 GMT 180518JSFRNI 0
San Luis student headed to Johns Hopkins University http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/san-luis-student-headed-to-johns-hopkins-university?fromrss=1 This pencil and watercolor illustration won Jaqueline Vargas first place honors in the 2015 nationwide art competition sponsored by the Association of Opportunity Programs for Farmworkers in Washington, D.C. This pencil and watercolor illustration won Jaqueline Vargas first place honors in the 2015 nationwide art competition sponsored by the Association of Opportunity Programs for Farmworkers in Washington, D.C. SAN LUIS, Ariz. - Jaqueline Vargas was in junior high when Johns Hopkins University first sent her off to summer school.

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Yuma Sun Fri, 18 May 2018 23:26:41 GMT 180518K6QSOU 0
Changes to alternative testing could make it harder to graduate high school http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/changes-to-alternative-testing-could-make-it-harder-to-graduate-high-school?fromrss=1 It made the scores needed on the ACT or SAT higher. But leaders listened to complaints from school districts and there was a compromise.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers Fri, 18 May 2018 19:23:28 GMT 180518TL20HB 0
Investigators probe cause of school bus crash that killed 2 http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/investigators-probe-cause-of-school-bus-crash-that-killed-2?fromrss=1 First, a scraping sound. Then, chaos and panic as a bus taking a group of fifth-graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck and toppled over on a busy highway, killing a student and a teacher and injuring dozens of others.

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WTVG-TV Toledo Fri, 18 May 2018 15:04:29 GMT 180518V07KMG 0
A deal to strike on evaluating teachers http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/05/a-deal-to-strike-on-evaluating-teachers?fromrss=1 There's rarely much progress on education policy in the state Legislature. The Republican-led state Senate tends to support charter schools and lament the quality of traditional public schools.

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New York Daily News Fri, 18 May 2018 12:37:53 GMT 180518H2HC8E 0