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2014/08/27 06:15
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Research shows that the typical teen needs 8.5 to 9.5 hours of sleep to function normally. A 2006 survey by the National Sleep Foundation found that 87 percent of high school students were getting...
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2014/08/26 10:09
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The adage that there is no such thing as a free lunch is being challenged in Southbridge. The Southbridge schools are participating in a federal government-sponsored universal meal program called the...
2014/08/26 03:49
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SILVERDALE — The Legislature helped, but when every Central Kitsap School District kindergartner goes to school full day starting next week they can thank local taxpayers. As the CK School Board gets...
2014/08/25 23:07
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Education is no subject for politicians The problems of public education are not a matter for political operatives on the right or the left of the spectrum to correct, because few politicians have...
2014/08/25 17:48
2014/08/25 17:48
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The influential American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released an important new policy statement — just in time for the start of a new school year. Let kids snooze! To prevent student sleep...
2014/08/22 00:57
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Washington became the first state in the union Thursday to lose its No Child Left Behind Act waiver. But what does that really mean? The answer is likely a few months away. The state will lose some...
2014/08/21 19:03
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Too much testing is "sucking oxygen out of the room" in many American schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a statement today. That focus on testing is making it hard for teachers...
2014/08/21 07:57
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The 21st annual Emperor Awards The Tony and Obie Awards honor Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway plays. Tack on several more �offs� and you begin to approach the prestige associated with...
2014/08/21 05:20
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Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has announced plans to send a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the impacts of illegal immigration to the state...
2014/08/19 05:33
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President Obama was Monday’s KVML “Newsmaker of the Day”. Here are his words: “Hi, everybody. Over the next couple weeks, schools all across the country will be opening their doors. Students will...
2014/08/18 22:15
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PLEASANT POINT, Maine — President Barack Obama’s administration dispatched a pair of Cabinet secretaries to the easternmost region of the U.S. on Monday to get a firsthand look at a Passamaquoddy...
2014/08/18 19:23
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For students at High Road Academy, the lazy, hazy days of July are not the time for spending endless hours at the local swimming pool, riding a bike or learning new skills at day camp. Instead, the...
2014/08/16 13:41
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Obama: Everyone Should be Able to Afford Higher Education, Video With schools getting ready to open their doors again over the next few weeks, the President talked directly to students and parents...
2014/08/13 21:21
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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stopped Wednesday in Pittsburgh to announce a new $250 million grant program aimed at increasing access to high-quality preschool. Beginning Wednesday, cities...
2014/08/13 16:38
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Fairfax County schools to induct 1,200 new teachers The Fairfax County school system will hold an induction program to welcome 1,200 new teachers for the upcoming school year. The program, Great...
2014/08/08 20:50
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Efforts are now in high gear to get reversed a penalty for an error in Craven County Schools’ Federal Impact Aid grant application. A signature on the cover page of a more than $2.5 million Impact...
2014/08/07 16:48
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A few weeks ago Steven Salaita had reason to be pleased. After a full review by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he had received a generous offer of a tenured, associate professor...
2014/08/06 22:44
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CHULA VISTA — The investigation into a former Sweetwater Union High School District administrator has ended with no action being taken. Robert “Bobby” Bleisch, former principal at Castle Park Middle...
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2014/08/01 02:45
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NEW YORK -- New York students with disabilities will be held to the same academic standards and take the same standardized tests as other kids their age next school year, the U.S. Education Department...
2014/07/31 20:43
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The U.S. Department of Education has granted a one-year extension for Minnesota's waiver to No Child Left Behind, the lapsed benchmark education law. The extension is not much of a surprise. Federal...
2014/08/27 06:15
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