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  1. The haunting of Port Arthur: MPs launch new push on gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    As a law student at the University of Sydney in the mid-1990s, he gained experience as a summer clerk with the law firm Minter Ellison. In late April, 1996, Ms Hall and her boyfriend Glenn Pears took a holiday to Tasmania, and fatefully, they travelled to Port Arthur.

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  2. 35 schools, three huge nights: Dance Fest is back for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Hair braided tightly, mouths muzzled by gaffa tape, standing in a straight line, 26 Caroline Chisholm High School students walk to the front of the stage and stare intently at the audience. They're making a bold, four-minute statement on abuse and domestic violence in Australia - and they're using contemporary, hip-hop and jazz dance to do so.

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  3. Dangerous driving habits a blot on wonderful cityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    We are really loving our new life, based in the city, with all the wonderful options available for both entertainment and dining. The lake provides a wonderful focal point for leisure and exercise and it's almost all good ... except for the driving.

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  4. Headteacher from TV's Educating Greater Manchester resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Haringey Independent

    The headteacher from the Educating Greater Manchester TV series has quit, claiming the council has a "personal vendetta" against him. In a letter posted on Twitter, Drew Povey said he resigned following his suspension from Harrop Fold School in Little Hulton, Salford.

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  5. Schubert: It's time to get this rightThe state report cards for...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Reflector

    In a visiting viewpoint to the Norwalk Reflector , Schubert, the Bellevue City Schools superintendent, had some stern words for the people in Columbus. "My comments are in no way a method to deter from accountability, but I cannot continue to stand by and allow our schools to be judged by an accountability system that we all know is broken, not to mention tremendously expensive for our taxpayers.

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  6. Student Caffe expands audience by providing resources for underrepresented studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | University Business

    ... available to help them prepare for and exceed in college. Student Caffe follows a student throughout their higher education, from standardized tests and the college search, through the application and financial aid process, to extracurricular ...

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  7. California children enter school unprepared and never catch up, landmark research findsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... better than - those in other states. This conclusion, from a sweeping research project aimed at charting future education policy, focuses new attention on what is often overlooked: infant and toddler care, parenting skills, preschool and early ...

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  8. Father of ANU baseball attacker describes son's personality shift before attackRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    Family and former friends of Alex Ophel, who is accused of beating classmates with a baseball bat at the Australian National University, have painted a picture in court of an unremarkable childhood that led to a shocking, violent assault. Mr Ophel, 19, is facing five counts of attempted murder over the attack in August last year that left classmates hospitalised.

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  9. 'Is this really a school?' Desperate for education, Detroit students pin hope on lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... some students think the courts offer their last hope for better schools. 'Is this really a school?' Desperate for education, Detroit students pin hope on lawsuit One student said his Detroit high school reminded him of a state prison. Why some ...

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  10. Education chief: High school PARCC doesn't prep for real worldRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    There's a lot going on with standardized PARCC tests in New Jersey schools - so much so that the Senate and Assembly education committees brought state Department of Education officials to the Statehouse for a hearing to explore just what's going on. PARCC exams are eventually being replaced, though that's a two to three years process.

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  11. Cedar Cliff a pleaseda with report card -Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

    But one component which the district barely passed - prepared for success - concerns Superintendent Chad Mason. Not because of the D grade it received but because of how that grade is determined.

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  12. 'Higher being' pushed ANU student to attack class with baseball batRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Alex Ophel had been pushed by a higher being to injure or kill his university classmates in an unprovoked baseball attack, a court has heard. Mr Ophel's defence team made a number of admissions about the attack on day two of his ACT Supreme Court trial on Tuesday.

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  13. Barron's Educational sells name, some assets to Kaplan Test PrepRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newsday

    Kaplan, known for its SAT courses, is combining forces with a Hauppauge-based company that publishes Regents and SAT study aids. Manuel H. Barron, 98, founded Barron's Educational, the Hauppauge publisher of education books and aids.

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  14. Average National Multistate Bar Exam score sinks to lowest level since '84Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    The national average for the July 2018 Multistate Bar Examination slumped to 139.5 - its lowest level in 34 years, according to TaxProf Blog editor Paul Caron and Law.com . Figures released Friday show the average score was a decrease of about 2.2 points from the July 2017 average, the National Conference of Bar Examiners reports.

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  15. LPSS, UL host Gear Up college counseling eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    High school sophomores and juniors from across Lafayette Parish and their parents have more knowledge about the college enrollment process after Monday night's Gear Up guidance event at the UL Student Union. Lafayette Parish School System and UL officials discussed a number of topics, including ACT test preparation, college visits, how to access technology in the home, and how to minimize the cost of education.

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  16. Rye High Smarties - 10 National Merit SemifinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | My Rye

    Rye High School has 10 National Merit Semifinalists this year. Of the 1.6 million juniors who took the 2017 PSAT, approximately 16,000 were named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship program.

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  17. Lagging school performance needs inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    THE Opposition's education spokesperson Elizabeth Lee is calling on the ACT government to establish an independent inquiry into the underperformance of ACT schools, after a report in August showed Canberra students were falling behind academically. found the academic performance of Canberra students was falling behind students in comparable schools in literacy and numeracy, across every socioeconomic group.

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  18. Best footballer who grew up in Israel' seeks spot at US collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    In the summer of 2011, Yuval Fenta saw two guys tossing a football on the beach in Herzliya. He asked to participate.

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  19. More Than 60 PBSD Students Named National Merit Scholarship SemifinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boca News Now

    The School District of Palm Beach County has 61 semifinalists for the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, allowing them to continue in the competition for approximately 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring. About 1.6 million high school juniors entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which serves as the initial screen for program entrants.

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  20. Pine Crest School Announces National Merit Scholarship SemifinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boca News Now

    Twenty-four students from Pine Crest School's Class of 2019 have been named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition. The National Merit Scholarship Program is a competition for academic recognition and college scholarships.

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