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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Self-publishing killersHowever depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-
Self-publishing killers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 hours ago
However depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-profile cases continue to shock us. And this week, the news that a Virginia television crew had been murdered during a live broadcast only became more horrifying after the... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Religion briefs (Aug. 28)Courtesy photo In 2009, Lori Dahlstrom saw a need to be of assistance to the C
Religion briefs (Aug. 28)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 9 hours ago
Courtesy photo In 2009, Lori Dahlstrom saw a need to be of assistance to the Carmelite nuns to help with renovations to their monastery. She came up with a plan to have an annual rummage sale in August. After six years, people have grown accustomed... Read more
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The Morning Call
Alyssa Rosenberg: Will killers start to live-stream their massacres?However depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-
Alyssa Rosenberg: Will killers start to live-stream their massacres?
The Morning Call / Posted 17 hours ago
However depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-profile cases continue to shock us. And Wednesday, the news that a Virginia television crew had been murdered during a live broadcast only became more horrifying after the... Read more
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Denver Post
Rosenberg: The inevitability of live-streamed massacresHowever depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-
Rosenberg: The inevitability of live-streamed massacres
Denver Post / Posted 17 hours ago
However depressingly common gun violence has become in the United States, high-profile cases continue to shock us. And Wednesday, the news that a Virginia television crew had been murdered during a live broadcast only became more horrifying after the... Read more
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Leominster Champion
MWCC Leominster campus begins fall semesterJohn Walsh, left, dean of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Leominster campus
MWCC Leominster campus begins fall semester
Leominster Champion / Posted 18 hours ago
John Walsh, left, dean of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Leominster campus, with college President Daniel M. Asquino, welcomes students and prospective students to the college’s Leominster campus. Courtesy photo Mount Wachusett Community... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
Ribbon cutting held for adult education centerThe ribbon cutting for the Sims-Talbot Adult Education/Workforce Development Ce
Ribbon cutting held for adult education center
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
The ribbon cutting for the Sims-Talbot Adult Education/Workforce Development Center was held last Wednesday in Trumann. A large crowd turned out on a rainy Wednesday morning as the ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the Sims-Talbot Adult... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Serving in Peace Corps(Editor�s note: This is the first report of a two-part series that takes a look
Brookings Register Serving in Peace Corps
Brookings Daily Register / Posted yesterday
(Editor�s note: This is the first report of a two-part series that takes a look at South Dakota State University�s strong ties to the Peace Corps. A total of about 190 alumni and faculty have served as volunteers. The campus continues to be a good... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK-Based Agencies Donate N2.15b Materials, Skills for English StudyA UNITED Kingdom-based non-governmental organisation, the Universal Learning So
UK-Based Agencies Donate N2.15b Materials, Skills for English Study
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A UNITED Kingdom-based non-governmental organisation, the Universal Learning Solutions, and an educational publisher, Jolly Learning Limited, have committed about N2.15 billion into free materials and capacity building programmes on jolly learning... Read more
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The Post-Journal
EventsTOPS 721, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 825 Forest Ave., Jamestown; weigh-in, 8
Events
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
TOPS 721, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 825 Forest Ave., Jamestown; weigh-in, 8:30 a.m.; meeting, 10 a.m. ''English As A Second Language'' class, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 9 a.m. Family History Center, 851 Forest Ave., Jamestown; free access to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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ESPN
After loss and injury, is Javier Baez finally ready for the Cubs?DES MOINES, Iowa -- The most powerful swing in all of minor league baseball beg
After loss and injury, is Javier Baez finally ready for the Cubs?
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The most powerful swing in all of minor league baseball begins each at-bat with a cold stare of indifference. And ends in a blur of violence. But when Javier Baez connects, when he syncs up his waist-high leg kick with the... Read more
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The Atlantic
What The Restoration of Fats Domino's Piano Means to New OrleansIf you could see Fats Domino’s piano today—white and gleaming on a pedestal at
What The Restoration of Fats Domino's Piano Means to New Orleans
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
If you could see Fats Domino’s piano today—white and gleaming on a pedestal at the Louisiana State Museum in the Old U.S. Mint in New Orleans’ French Quarter—you might think he had been kind enough to donate one of his signature grands to the museum... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ journalism reaps rewards of creating changeThe students were recognised for Change Makers magazine, a project with Woodrid
UQ journalism reaps rewards of creating change
University of Queensland / Posted 2 days ago
The students were recognised for Change Makers magazine, a project with Woodridge State High School which aimed to tell the real stories of the local community and debunk negative stereotypes. “Change Makers is an innovative project that combines... Read more
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Minot Daily News
LaFontaine speaks to retired teachersLaFontaine spoke about the new school and the ongoing changes in the Williston
LaFontaine speaks to retired teachers
Minot Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
LaFontaine spoke about the new school and the ongoing changes in the Williston school district on Tuesday afternoon at the North Dakota Retired Teachers Association in Minot. She said voters approved a bond issue in May that is paying for the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Events''English As a Second Language'' class, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 9 a.m. U.C.A
Events
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
''English As a Second Language'' class, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 9 a.m. U.C.A.N. Anger Resolution Class, 31 Water St., Jamestown, door 14, 10:30 a.m. Alanon: open discussion, Alanon Club, 511 E. Second St., noon; wheelchair accessible Alcoholics... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Report: ESL students fall behind peersCorpus Christi ISD students who are learning English consistently performed low
Report: ESL students fall behind peers
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Corpus Christi ISD students who are learning English consistently performed lower in all standardized test subjects but demonstrated fewer behavioral issues than native English-speakers, according to district data. Yvonne Colmenero, executive... Read more
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The Washington Times
DEBORAH SIMMONS: Foreign-language learning void in U.S. schoolsANALYSIS/OPINION: America’s education policies have been stuck on stupid for d
DEBORAH SIMMONS: Foreign-language learning void in U.S. schools
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: America’s education policies have been stuck on stupid for decades. Since the middle of the last century we’ve allowed race, bigotry, ignorance, Big Labor and religious bias to dictate how and where our tax dollars are spent on... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly's adult literacy problemKristen A. Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Monday, August 24, 2015,
Philly's adult literacy problem
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kristen A. Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer Last updated: Monday, August 24, 2015, 1:06 AM And since the launch of myPLACE - Philadelphia Literacy and Adult Career Education, a citywide system to advance adults' skills - nearly 1,500 Philadelphians... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Strong fundamentals are weakening and we are failing – Ramon Navaratnam Published: 24 August 2015 2:32 PM Our leaders keep saying that our fundament
Strong fundamentals are weakening and we are failing – Ramon Navaratnam
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 days ago
Published: 24 August 2015 2:32 PM Our leaders keep saying that our fundamentals are strong. This is comforting. But actually, our apparently strong fundamentals are weakening... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Intense After-School Tutoring Holds Many LessonsBy Hanlie Dippenaar, Cape Peninsula University of Technology and Rolene Liebenb
Intense After-School Tutoring Holds Many Lessons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Hanlie Dippenaar, Cape Peninsula University of Technology and Rolene Liebenberg Pre-service teachers must spend a few months working in schools to practice their craft and learn from qualified educators. This is an important part of their... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Veteran teacher and administrator appointed Mountain View superintendentNow at the helm of the Mountain View School District, new Superintendent Karen
Veteran teacher and administrator appointed Mountain View superintendent
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Now at the helm of the Mountain View School District, new Superintendent Karen Voigt, a veteran district teacher and administrator, wants to restore recession-era cuts and enhance student learning. “I felt that after being a teacher for so long I... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
15 MinutesResides: Marshalltown Hometown: Marshalltown FAMILY LIFE Family: My family i
15 Minutes
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 6 days ago
Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Marshalltown FAMILY LIFE Family: My family is made up of just a few important people, but what it lacks in size, it makes up with a whole lot of love. Specifically, parents Doug and Kim of Marshalltown. My brother... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
School board candidates hope to expand parent engagementFirst-time candidates Patrick Kouang and Sean Heitmann addressed a crowd of eig
School board candidates hope to expand parent engagement
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 6 days ago
First-time candidates Patrick Kouang and Sean Heitmann addressed a crowd of eight on Friday at the Marshall County Pachyderm Herd meeting. Kouang and Heitmann are two of eight candidates running to fill four opening board seats. Kouang has three... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Senator Funke, Ibero launch English as a Second Language programCreated: 08/21/2015 9:46 PM WHEC.com The Ibero American-Action League celebrat
Senator Funke, Ibero launch English as a Second Language program
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
Created: 08/21/2015 9:46 PM WHEC.com The Ibero American-Action League celebrated the launch of their new “English as a Second Language” program Friday night, with the help of Senator Rich Funke. The goal is to help non-English speakers get the... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
LEAF program helps students hone English skillsAt the end of a small Laurier graduation ceremony Friday, the lobby of the Rese
LEAF program helps students hone English skills
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 6 days ago
At the end of a small Laurier graduation ceremony Friday, the lobby of the Research and Academic Centre turned into a babel of foreign languages. More than 50 students, predominantly from China, Japan and Mexico, posed for photos and shared snacks... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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The Evening Sun
York County Literacy Council (YCLC) releases upcoming dates for tutor trainingThe York County Literacy Council (YCLC) has students (English as a Second Langu
York County Literacy Council (YCLC) releases upcoming dates for tutor training
The Evening Sun / Posted 6 days ago
The York County Literacy Council (YCLC) has students (English as a Second Language and native born adults) who are hoping for a volunteer tutor who will work with them as they study. Tutors may help their student to study for their GED or to reach a... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Religion briefs: Aug. 21Artists Armand and Angelina: Perform at 6:30 p.m. today at Wellspring Church, 1
Religion briefs: Aug. 21
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 7 days ago
Artists Armand and Angelina: Perform at 6:30 p.m. today at Wellspring Church, 140 Taylor Road, between Doña Ana Road and El Camino Real. Armand is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and Native American flautist. Angelina is a classically trained vocalist... Read more
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The Manila Times
In English, it’s the helping verb that takes the tenseAugust 21, 2015 11:33 pm THIS rant about bad English grammar was posted in the
In English, it’s the helping verb that takes the tense
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
August 21, 2015 11:33 pm THIS rant about bad English grammar was posted in the Facebook page of Jose Carillo’s English Forum recently by visitor Zzyggy Zubiri: “Pardon my grammar and... Read more
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Perth Now
Why NAPLAN was the worst ideaEARLIER this week it was revealed that since NAPLAN was introduced in Australia
Why NAPLAN was the worst idea
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
EARLIER this week it was revealed that since NAPLAN was introduced in Australia in 2008 student achievement has stalled. Educators around the country cried in unison, wondering where it all went wrong. How has throwing $100 million at standardised... Read more
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The Tyee
Is VCC Closing a Campus? Just a Rumour, Says AdminVancouver Community College's support staff and student unions are warning of s
Is VCC Closing a Campus? Just a Rumour, Says Admin
The Tyee / Posted 7 days ago
Vancouver Community College's support staff and student unions are warning of secret government plans to close the college's downtown campus. But the college's administration and faculty union say the evidence doesn't add up to a plan, and the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
School mergers debatedRepresentatives from Reynolds Building Solutions reviewed with the board that s
School mergers debated
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Representatives from Reynolds Building Solutions reviewed with the board that significant needs were identified at all elementary school buildings after a study was conducted. Additionally, according to the presentation, 65 percent of 900 district... Read more
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The Huffington Post
These Kids Have Really Important Questions To Ask Pope FrancisWhen Pope Francis visits Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic School in East Harle
These Kids Have Really Important Questions To Ask Pope Francis
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
When Pope Francis visits Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic School in East Harlem on Sept. 25, he'll get the chance to chat with 24 lucky kids. About 99 percent of the more than 2,000 students enrolled in Partnership schools are minorities and 33... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Cheating scandal at John Adams High?John Adams High School in Ozone Park is the latest to come under fire for alleg
Cheating scandal at John Adams High?
Queens Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
John Adams High School in Ozone Park is the latest to come under fire for alleged cheating on tests. A New York Post story on Sunday claimed an assistant principal there helped students on a Regents exam — on which, the paper reports, “nearly... Read more
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Disability Scoop
School Districts Scramble To Find TeachersMILWAUKEE — Four times this summer, the Waukesha School District had to post th
School Districts Scramble To Find Teachers
Disability Scoop / Posted 8 days ago
MILWAUKEE — Four times this summer, the Waukesha School District had to post the same opening for a high school position teaching biology and chemistry. As of last week, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Christine Hedstrom was pretty sure... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga School Of Language Opens Doors In New Location, Offers Fall Language Classes For All Ages, All Proficiency LevelsThe Chattanooga School of Language celebrated its four-year anniversary this su
Chattanooga School Of Language Opens Doors In New Location, Offers Fall Language Classes For All Ages, All Proficiency Levels
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
The Chattanooga School of Language celebrated its four-year anniversary this summer with a new address and a new set of interactive language classes for kids and adults. “We are in a wonderful new space that really supports our mission and gives us... Read more
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Newham Recorder
GCSE results: Newham schools see improvement in grades Students collect their GCSE results at Forest Gate Community School (picture:
GCSE results: Newham schools see improvement in grades
Newham Recorder / Posted 8 days ago
Students collect their GCSE results at Forest Gate Community School (picture: Isabel Infantes) Students receiving their GCSE results at a number of Newham’s schools are part of a... Read more
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Independent
Teenagers' exam results boosted through scheme pairing them to work with small childrenTeenagers at risk of dropping out of school have had their GCSE results boosted
Teenagers' exam results boosted through scheme pairing them to work with small children
Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Teenagers at risk of dropping out of school have had their GCSE results boosted by being paired with a three to five-year-old so as to develop their self-confidence and sense of responsibility. The innovative “Teens and Toddlers” project has helped... Read more
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Newham Recorder
GCSE results: Hard work pays off for Newham students Lister Community School headmaster Anthony Wilson with star student Priya Ahm
GCSE results: Hard work pays off for Newham students
Newham Recorder / Posted 8 days ago
Lister Community School headmaster Anthony Wilson with star student Priya Ahmed, who scooped eight A* grades Tears of disbelief ran down the faces of ecstatic students as they celebrated record... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Students, applicants respond to Penn's changed testing requirementsEven students who have already been accepted to Penn believe its new standardiz
Students, applicants respond to Penn's changed testing requirements
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 8 days ago
Even students who have already been accepted to Penn believe its new standardized testing requirements are in applicants’ best interests. Penn’s Admissions Office recently altered its standardized testing policy, removing the required submission of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Districts figure out classroomNORTH JERSEY – Today's smartphones make the old Compaq notebook computers look
Districts figure out classroom
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
NORTH JERSEY – Today's smartphones make the old Compaq notebook computers look like stone tablets. And as far as learning goes, smartphones, tablets and notebook computers have gone from nice extras in the past 10 years to necessary learning tools at... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
West County Senior Activities: "Far From the Madding Crowd screeningAlbany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. Mercy Brown Ba
West County Senior Activities: "Far From the Madding Crowd screening
Oakland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Albany Senior Center -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. 846 Masonic Ave. Mercy Brown Bag Aug. 21. At 1:30 p.m. Aug. 25, the movie will be "Far From the Madding Crowd"; $1. Traditional circle dance class for women of all ages, 10:15-11:30 a.m. Aug. 26; $7.... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Peralta Colleges ready for new school year Monday The big event of the week is expected to be District Flex Day, when everyone
Peralta Colleges ready for new school year Monday
Oakland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
The big event of the week is expected to be District Flex Day, when everyone gathers at Laney College -- imagine hundreds of teachers in a single auditorium -- to hear speeches from various shared... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
New adult education center open in TrumannA new facility is ready for students in Trumann. Non-traditional students will
New adult education center open in Trumann
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 8 days ago
A new facility is ready for students in Trumann. Non-traditional students will now have access to education just steps away. A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday in Trumann at the new Sims-Talbot Adult Education Facility where they are partnering... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 8 days ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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Charleston Express
Free GED Exams for Franklin County Residents, Classes Begin Aug. 26Franklin County residents interested in earning their General Education Develop
Free GED Exams for Franklin County Residents, Classes Begin Aug. 26
Charleston Express / Posted 9 days ago
Franklin County residents interested in earning their General Education Development (GED) credentials can do so for free thanks to a $400 grant given to the Franklin-Logan County Literacy Council by the Altus-Ozark Area Community Thrift Shop. Regina... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Literacy Council marks fundraising successAdditionally, CFLC is enjoying the success of its annual Literacy Luncheon and
Literacy Council marks fundraising success
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Additionally, CFLC is enjoying the success of its annual Literacy Luncheon and is looking forward to its popular Spelling Bee for Literacy in September. This has been a banner year for grant funding for Cape Fear Literacy Council. The largest award,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Proud to be an AmericanAye May threw her hands in the air in excitement and smiled. Holding flowers i
Proud to be an American
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
Aye May threw her hands in the air in excitement and smiled. Holding flowers in one hand, she extended her other arm to hug friends, family and strangers and posed for photos with those she barely knew along the way. “I'm happy, happy, very happy,”... Read more
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TribLIVE
20, mostly refugees, become citizens in naturalization ceremony in WhitehallAye May threw her hands in the air in excitement and smiled. Holding flowers i
20, mostly refugees, become citizens in naturalization ceremony in Whitehall
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
Aye May threw her hands in the air in excitement and smiled. Holding flowers in one hand, she extended her other arm to hug friends, family and strangers, posing for photos with those she barely knew along the way. “I'm happy, happy, very happy,”... Read more
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