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NBC 29 Charlottesville
UVA President Touring Asia on International Trip on Behalf of UniversityIn addition to Singapore, Baucom will join Sullivan in Hong Kong and Shanghai.
UVA President Touring Asia on International Trip on Behalf of University
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted an hour ago
In addition to Singapore, Baucom will join Sullivan in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Robert Pianta, dean of UVA’s Curry School of Education, participated in an educational panel in Singapore. Allan Stam, dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10844and accessibility of ICT services in areas not adequately served by the private
Republic Act No. 10844
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 10 hours ago
and accessibility of ICT services in areas not adequately served by the private sector (f) To foster an ICT sector policy environment that will promote a broad market-led development of the ICT and ICT-enabled services (1CT-ES) sectors, a... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 108211. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Children’s Emergency Relief a
Republic Act No. 10821
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 11 hours ago
1. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Children’s Emergency Relief and Protection Act”. SEC. 2. Declaration of Policy. – It is hereby declared the policy of the State to protect the fundamental rights of children before, during, and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Polsky gives $35 million to expand University of Chicago entrepreneurship centerA $35 million donation by Chicago energy magnate Michael Polsky will expand the
Polsky gives $35 million to expand University of Chicago entrepreneurship center
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 12 hours ago
A $35 million donation by Chicago energy magnate Michael Polsky will expand the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago and create what the university hopes will be a “one-stop shop” for startups in... Read more
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The New Yorker
The New Activism of Campus Lifeyou can get while still technically being a white man.” Half a century ago, Eo
The New Activism of Campus Life
The New Yorker / Posted 13 hours ago
you can get while still technically being a white man.” Half a century ago, Eosphoros might not have had access to élite higher education in the United States. In that respect, he is exactly the sort of student—bright, self-made, easily... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Why are American Jews and Israel Drifting Apart?in the late 19th and early 20th centuries found a land of great opportunities,
Why are American Jews and Israel Drifting Apart?
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 hours ago
in the late 19th and early 20th centuries found a land of great opportunities, and their offspring benefited from access to higher education and the booming economy, such that there are few areas of life in which American Jews have failed to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Cardinal Wuerl tells St. Vincent conference attendees to bring others to ChristCatholic Diocese of Pittsburgh before becoming archbishop of Washington, D.C.,
Cardinal Wuerl tells St. Vincent conference attendees to bring others to Christ
TribLIVE / Posted 14 hours ago
Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh before becoming archbishop of Washington, D.C., gives the opening address at the Fred Rogers Center at the start of a a religious conference being held at St. Vincent College on Monday, May 23, 2016.Photo by Evan R.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine among states eyeing wallets of richest residents with income-tax measuresVoters in as many as four states in November will consider higher levies on the
Maine among states eyeing wallets of richest residents with income-tax measures
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
Voters in as many as four states in November will consider higher levies on their wealthiest residents as income inequality steers liberal activists and politicians toward more progressive taxation. Colorado and Maine may raise taxes on top earners,... Read more
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Yale Daily News
COMMENCEMENT 2016 | OPINIONahead, we welcome you into this excellent company and charge you with the right
COMMENCEMENT 2016 | OPINION
Yale Daily News / Posted yesterday
ahead, we welcome you into this excellent company and charge you with the rights and responsibilities that come with the education you have just received. You have important work awaiting you, and you are ready to commence it. Enjoy the days... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Plan to raise Oklahoma's sales tax has supporters, detractorsspearheaded by University of Oklahoma President David Boren — State Question 77
Plan to raise Oklahoma's sales tax has supporters, detractors
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
spearheaded by University of Oklahoma President David Boren — State Question 779 — say it will raise $615 million for education and teacher pay increases. But some say an increase in sales tax is not the appropriate vehicle for funding... Read more
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The Forward
Worried About Economy, Israelis Want Better Scandinavia-Style Social Safety Netstate isn’t giving enough.” Recent data, in some ways, depict an unequal econo
Worried About Economy, Israelis Want Better Scandinavia-Style Social Safety Net
The Forward / Posted yesterday
state isn’t giving enough.” Recent data, in some ways, depict an unequal economy. According to a report by Israel’s Taub Center for Social Policy Studies, Israelis spend more on consumer goods in comparison to the residents of other OECD... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10817– This Act shall be known as the “Philippine Halal Export Development and Promo
Republic Act No. 10817
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted yesterday
– This Act shall be known as the “Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Act of 2016”. SEC. 2. Declaration of Policy. – Recognizing the significant role of exports to national economic development, and the potential contribution of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Get state higher ed up to speedWhen the Legislature approved a $21 million increase in March for the Pennsylva
Get state higher ed up to speed
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
When the Legislature approved a $21 million increase in March for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, the 14 state-owned universities received their first appropriations increase since 2008-2009. But even with that increase, according... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Most indebted class everyou harder than any previous generation. Many baby boomers, perhaps including
Most indebted class ever
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
you harder than any previous generation. Many baby boomers, perhaps including your parents, benefited from a time when higher education was seen as a shared social responsibility. Between 1945 and 1975, tens of millions of them graduated from... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Zapien: Build Manteca centerin 1850 has held the cards in terms of population and economic muscle, the tren
Zapien: Build Manteca center
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
in 1850 has held the cards in terms of population and economic muscle, the trend is clear: The South County is the epicenter of growth. A third of the county’s population is now south of Stockton. By 2050 it will be close to half. It is why... Read more
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USA Today
Want to help Haiti? Act like a touristbusiness reporter, spent nine days in Haiti in March with photojournalist Larry
Want to help Haiti? Act like a tourist
USA Today / Posted yesterday
business reporter, spent nine days in Haiti in March with photojournalist Larry McCormack through a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. They focused their reporting on efforts to build sustainable incomes in rural Haiti. GRAND... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Whitehaven school turnaround model first to focus beyond the bottom 5 percentMay 13, 2016 - Whitehaven High School principal Vincent Hunter (center) watches
Whitehaven school turnaround model first to focus beyond the bottom 5 percent
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
May 13, 2016 - Whitehaven High School principal Vincent Hunter (center) watches students as they make their way to class. Shelby County Schools is creating a pilot program in Whitehaven called the Empowerment Zone. It's an extension of the iZone,... Read more
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Salon.com
Another harmful stereotype shattered: Employees with criminal records make better employeesresearchers write, “we find that individuals with felony-level criminal backgro
Another harmful stereotype shattered: Employees with criminal records make better employees
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
researchers write, “we find that individuals with felony-level criminal backgrounds are promoted more quickly and to higher ranks than other enlistees.” The Harvard/Amherst study isn’t the first to conclude that a criminal past shouldn’t... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Schools take no steps on directiverooms of the gender with which they identify. State lawmakers have bridled at
Schools take no steps on directive
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
rooms of the gender with which they identify. State lawmakers have bridled at the directive and urged school districts and higher-education campuses to disregard the federal guidelines, calling the policy a federal overstep that lacks the force of... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Draft of Tiffin expansion viewedclassroom activities. Included in the project is space for forensic classes, fi
Draft of Tiffin expansion viewed
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
classroom activities. Included in the project is space for forensic classes, finger printing, a jail room, a fitness center, a conference area and a garage for emergency and safety vehicles. Keeping current with transgender regulations,... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Cowboys’ deal with UNT step closerorganization would also be involved in classroom and lecture opportunities, but
Cowboys’ deal with UNT step closer
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
organization would also be involved in classroom and lecture opportunities, but further details have not been worked out. Policy update The board also approved new sexual assault and retaliation policies that are compliant with state House Bill... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Policy group aims to help limit college debtPORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Maine students graduating from college owe an a
Policy group aims to help limit college debt
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Maine students graduating from college owe an average of $31,000 in debt. That's the sixth highest of all states in the country. That issue of college affordability is the subject of a new policy brief from the group... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Policy group aims to help limit college debtPORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Maine students graduating from college owe an a
Policy group aims to help limit college debt
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Maine students graduating from college owe an average of $31,000 in debt. That's the sixth highest of all states in the country. That issue of college affordability is the subject of a new policy brief from the group... Read more
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Daily Journal
Second student arrested in violent VHS hallway ambushcontacted Friday evening, the teen’s mom recalled seeing her son immediately af
Second student arrested in violent VHS hallway ambush
Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
contacted Friday evening, the teen’s mom recalled seeing her son immediately after the attack at Inspira Medical Center Vineland, calling the moment "every parent’s worst nightmare.” “I never cried so much in my life,’ said the mom, who... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Georgia company buys Louisville's Westport Village for $23.7 millionbuys Louisville's Westport Village for $23.7 million Westport Village in 2016
Georgia company buys Louisville's Westport Village for $23.7 million
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
buys Louisville's Westport Village for $23.7 million Westport Village in 2016 (WDRB News) The Westport Village shopping center in Lyndon has been sold for $23.75 million to an owner who pledges a fresh start with the center’s tenants.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cabinet shaping upof Foreign Affairs (DFA) Salvador Panelo – presidential spokesman Peter Laure
Cabinet shaping up
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Salvador Panelo – presidential spokesman Peter Laurel – secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd) Alfonso Cusi – secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE) Silvestre Bello III – peace negotiator Andrea... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
8 big problems for women in the workplaceare doing spectacularly well in universities, in the workplace it's an opposite
8 big problems for women in the workplace
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
are doing spectacularly well in universities, in the workplace it's an opposite picture. Women are stalling out, and the higher they go, the harder it gets. Women are not making the progress they have a right to expect, given their education and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Study criticizes UMass' rapid growth, method of funding samethe $95 million University Crossing, the $54 million University Suites dormitor
Study criticizes UMass' rapid growth, method of funding same
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
the $95 million University Crossing, the $54 million University Suites dormitory, and a $35 million emerging technologies center and breaking ground on a $40 million business school. AdvertisementThe Lowell campus has had one of the lower rates... Read more
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Times News
Post-recession higher ed funding hit hard, report sayssince the start of the recession. That's according to a report released Thursd
Post-recession higher ed funding hit hard, report says
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
since the start of the recession. That's according to a report released Thursday by the Washington, D.C.-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. According to the center's analysis, Pennsylvania's per-student support for higher... Read more
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PollutionOnline
Home Automation, IoT Could Cut Energy Consumption 10 Percent, Says CTA Studyconnected devices and systems can decrease our overall home energy use,” said D
Home Automation, IoT Could Cut Energy Consumption 10 Percent, Says CTA Study
PollutionOnline / Posted 4 days ago
connected devices and systems can decrease our overall home energy use,” said Douglas Johnson, vice president of technology policy, CTA. “While the concept and practice of home automation have been around for decades, the continuous reduction of... Read more
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The Morning Call
As state funding to colleges erodes, students feel the pinchSince 2008, state funding for higher education has eroded significantly across
As state funding to colleges erodes, students feel the pinch
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Since 2008, state funding for higher education has eroded significantly across the country, and Pennsylvania has been one of the hardest-hit states, a new report says. State funding per student for public colleges and universities in Pennsylvania is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘Redskins’ offensive? Many Native Americans aren’t offended, new poll showsof Columbia reveals that the minds of Native Americans have remained unchanged
‘Redskins’ offensive? Many Native Americans aren’t offended, new poll shows
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
of Columbia reveals that the minds of Native Americans have remained unchanged since a 2004 poll by the Annenberg Public Policy Center found the exact same result. Responses to The Post’s questions about the issue were broadly consistent... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Huffman joins MCMCmarketing and promotion in broadcasting, to his new position as community outre
Huffman joins MCMC
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
marketing and promotion in broadcasting, to his new position as community outreach director for Mid-Columbia Medical Center. “I couldn’t think of a better-prepared candidate to serve in this important community liaison role,” said Duane... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Report: One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied onlineBullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no
Report: One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied online
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
Bullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no exception. TrendCT crunched data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) regarding... Read more
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Connecticut Post
One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied onlineBullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no
One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied online
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Bullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no exception. TrendCT crunched data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) regarding... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Report: One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied onlineBullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no
Report: One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied online
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
Bullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no exception. TrendCT crunched data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) regarding... Read more
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WALB Albany
Special Report: Fighting ObesityElementary in Albany, put together by a veteran PE Teacher. Brenda Marley, Dou
Special Report: Fighting Obesity
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
Elementary in Albany, put together by a veteran PE Teacher. Brenda Marley, Dougherty County's lead Elementary Physical Education Teacher says it has changed in many positive ways. "When I started teaching here 15 years ago we taught outside... Read more
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Darien News-Review
One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied onlineBullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no
One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied online
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
Bullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no exception. TrendCT crunched data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) regarding... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Report: One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied onlineBullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no
Report: One-in-six Connecticut kids bullied online
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
Bullying continues to be a serious issue across America, and Connecticut is no exception. TrendCT crunched data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) regarding... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Osceola County, FL's Tourist Development Tax Bonds 'A-'; Upgrades IDR to 'AA'Florida: --$23,240,000 taxable tourist development tax (TDT) (fifth cent) reve
Fitch Rates Osceola County, FL's Tourist Development Tax Bonds 'A-'; Upgrades IDR to 'AA'
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
Florida: --$23,240,000 taxable tourist development tax (TDT) (fifth cent) revenue bonds, series 2016 (Rida conference center phase II project). The bonds are expected to be sold via negotiation on or about May 26. Proceeds will fund the... Read more
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Slate
Read About Why You Use Your Credit Cards So Much … and What You Should Do About Itwas a child so I, like, every year take her to go see Disney on Ice. I just to
Read About Why You Use Your Credit Cards So Much … and What You Should Do About It
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
was a child so I, like, every year take her to go see Disney on Ice. I just took her to see Ariana Grande at the Barclays Center. You know? But then I didn’t want to sit all the way in the back so I—you know, paid for pretty good tickets. I felt... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Kentucky ranks sixth from bottom in state higher education cuts since Great Recession The University of Kentucky campus in Lexington Since the Great Recession,...
Kentucky ranks sixth from bottom in state higher education cuts since Great Recession
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
The University of Kentucky campus in Lexington Since the Great Recession,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Poll shows 9 in 10 Native Americans not offended by Washington Redskins namealso shows that the opinions of Native Americans have been relatively unchanged
Poll shows 9 in 10 Native Americans not offended by Washington Redskins name
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
also shows that the opinions of Native Americans have been relatively unchanged since a 2004 poll by the Annenberg Public Policy Center found the exact same result. The Post reported that its questions about the issue were broadly consistent... Read more
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Hamilton News
Washington Redskins: Poll says 9 in 10 Natives aren’t offended by the namethe District reveals that the minds of Native Americans have remained unchanged
Washington Redskins: Poll says 9 in 10 Natives aren’t offended by the name
Hamilton News / Posted 4 days ago
the District reveals that the minds of Native Americans have remained unchanged since a 2004 poll by the Annenberg Public Policy Center found the exact same result. Responses to The Post's questions about the issue were broadly consistent... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
New poll finds 9 in 10 Native Americans aren't offended by Redskins namethe District reveals that the minds of Native Americans have remained unchanged
New poll finds 9 in 10 Native Americans aren't offended by Redskins name
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
the District reveals that the minds of Native Americans have remained unchanged since a 2004 poll by the Annenberg Public Policy Center found the exact same result. Responses to The Post's questions about the issue were broadly consistent... Read more
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The Morning Call
New poll finds 9 in 10 Native Americans aren't offended by Redskins namethe District reveals that the minds of Native Americans have remained unchanged
New poll finds 9 in 10 Native Americans aren't offended by Redskins name
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
the District reveals that the minds of Native Americans have remained unchanged since a 2004 poll by the Annenberg Public Policy Center found the exact same result. Responses to The Post's questions about the issue were broadly consistent... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Survey: Nearly half of teachers would quit now for higher-paying jobtoo much time prepping students for state-mandated tests. Nearly half say they’
Survey: Nearly half of teachers would quit now for higher-paying job
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
too much time prepping students for state-mandated tests. Nearly half say they’d quit teaching now if they could find a higher-paying job. The grim findings come from a wide-ranging survey of K-12 public school teachers released Thursday by the... Read more
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USA Today
Survey: Nearly half of teachers would quit now for higher-paying jobtoo much time prepping students for state-mandated tests. Nearly half say they’
Survey: Nearly half of teachers would quit now for higher-paying job
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
too much time prepping students for state-mandated tests. Nearly half say they’d quit teaching now if they could find a higher-paying job. The grim findings come from a wide-ranging survey of K-12 public school teachers released Thursday by the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Policy giving public 'open access' to research set for approvalnow on the public could have direct access to the knowledge it produces. The U
Policy giving public 'open access' to research set for approval
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
now on the public could have direct access to the knowledge it produces. The University of Illinois has developed a new policy on "open access" to research articles published by UI faculty members and researchers, which UI trustees are set to... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Wright reverses decision on bathroom policystudents can use the bathroom of the sex of which they identify. “Pending a di
Wright reverses decision on bathroom policy
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
students can use the bathroom of the sex of which they identify. “Pending a discussion with the Mississippi state Board of Education, I am instructing the Mississippi Department of Education to follow the lead of state leadership and take no action... Read more
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