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Lowell Sun
In Maria aftermath, Lowell awaits wave of Puerto Ricans LOWELL -- Families have begun arriving in Lowell from storm-ravaged Puerto Ri
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
LOWELL -- Families have begun arriving in Lowell from storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, and officials and community organizations are working on how to best handle the expected influx. There is no... Read more
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KERA North Texas
St. John Could Get Electricity Turned Back On, 6 Weeks After Hurricane IrmaIf all goes well, people on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands could have powe
KERA North Texas / Posted 21 hours ago
If all goes well, people on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands could have power restored next week for the first time since a pair of devastating Category 5 hurricanes struck in September, the local electric utility says. "Portions of St. John are... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
St. John Could Get Electricity Turned Back On, 6 Weeks After Hurricane IrmaIf all goes well, people on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands could have powe
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 hours ago
If all goes well, people on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands could have power restored next week for the first time since a pair of devastating Category 5 hurricanes struck in September, the local electric utility says. "Portions of St. John are... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton Area school hires draw criticisma person who previously sued the district, named a Wilkes-Barre administrator a
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
a person who previously sued the district, named a Wilkes-Barre administrator as the new curriculum director, accepted early retirements of several key workers and began replacing vice principals with lower-paid deans of discipline. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. sees increase in educator misconduct investigationsMassachusetts education officials have been investigating a growing number of e
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Massachusetts education officials have been investigating a growing number of educators for alleged misconduct — including sexual assaults, substance abuse, and criminal activities — which has resulted in the reprimand, suspension, or revocation of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Walpole elementary school cancels Halloween paradeAn elementary school in Walpole has canceled its Halloween parade this year in
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
An elementary school in Walpole has canceled its Halloween parade this year in favor of a “Black and Orange Spirit Day,” the school announced last week. Brendan Dearborn, principal of Boyden Elementary School, sent an e-mail to parents Friday... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
LGBT History Month: LGBT history curriculum choices expandthe Golden State teach about the pioneering LGBT rights activist every year on
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
the Golden State teach about the pioneering LGBT rights activist every year on or near May 22, which was Milk's birthday and is now an unofficial state holiday in California. Ever since 2010 the sitting governor declares the date Harvey Milk Day,... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Community Listings (Oct. 19)Editor's Note: We hoped to get listings in the print edition Thursday. Ran out
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 2 days ago
Editor's Note: We hoped to get listings in the print edition Thursday. Ran out of space, so here they are online. Meals on Wheels Drivers Required: Community Care for South Hastings needs individuals or groups to deliver meals to seniors and adults... Read more
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Business Wire
Kite’s Yescarta™ (Axicabtagene Ciloleucel) Becomes First CAR T Therapy Approved by the FDA for the Treatment of Adult Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Large B-Cell Lymphoma After Two or More Lines of Systemic TherapyCalif. & SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kite, a Gilead Company, (Nasdaq
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Calif. & SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kite, a Gilead Company, (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted regular approval to Yescarta™ (axicabtagene ciloleucel), the first chimeric antigen... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
FHSU, rural Kansas meeting challengesFort Hays State University are the same as those plaguing rural Kansas as a who
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Fort Hays State University are the same as those plaguing rural Kansas as a whole, FHSU Interim Provost Jeff Briggs said. And, the Hays-based college is doing what it can to meet the needs of those on the High Plains. “We know there are... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Junior High master teacher first in Slaton ISD to receive $25,000 Milken Educator AwardEducator Awards Senior Vice President Dr. Jane Foley – herself a 1994 Milken Ed
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
Educator Awards Senior Vice President Dr. Jane Foley – herself a 1994 Milken Educator from Indiana – was joined by Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath and Slaton Independent School District Superintendent Julee Becker. The Milken Educator... Read more
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Boston Globe
2017 MCAS scores for every school in the stateThe Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released 201
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released 2017 MCAS results on Wednesday. To see school-by-school breakdowns of the results, click on the test subjects listed below for each grade. (Note that only grades 5, 8, and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County Department of Education kicks off initiative to help struggling schoolsGallery: Hamilton County Schools kicks off Opportunity Zone The Hamilton Count
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Gallery: Hamilton County Schools kicks off Opportunity Zone The Hamilton County Department of Education held a round of group discussions Tuesday as it kicked off its new Opportunity Zone. The zone is designed to support 12 of the district's... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Private coding classes leaving poor kids behindCoding classes: Lack of national approach leaves poor kids behind The accepted
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Coding classes: Lack of national approach leaves poor kids behind The accepted logic is that Australian kids should be armed for the jobs of the future — and that means teaching them digital skills from an early age. When it comes to coding though,... Read more
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Newton Daily News
DMACC received more than $500,000 grant from U.S. DOEThe CCAMPIS program, authorized by the Higher Education Act and administered by
Newton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The CCAMPIS program, authorized by the Higher Education Act and administered by the U.S. Department of Education, supports the participation of low-income parents in post-secondary education through the provision of campus-based childcare services.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Copy that: UGC sets down rules to curb academic plagiarismto do yours. Then you begin copying a few lines from Wikipedia to pad up an ass
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
to do yours. Then you begin copying a few lines from Wikipedia to pad up an assignment. For a disturbingly large number of Indian students, plagiarism – the practice of taking someone else’s idea or work and pass it as your own – is part of... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘I have real concerns about our high schools,’ says WalshMayor Martin J. Walsh said Monday that he has “real concerns” about the city’s
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Mayor Martin J. Walsh said Monday that he has “real concerns” about the city’s nearly three dozen high schools, more than two years after making a publicized push to redesign the higher grades. Noting the embattled Brighton High School and Madison... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
New software makes education resources more accessible in developing nationsUAB News Researchers from UAB have helped provide less expensive educational t
The Birmingham Times / Posted 6 days ago
UAB News Researchers from UAB have helped provide less expensive educational tools for students in Africa. (Provided Photo) Developers and educators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a solution to meet the challenges of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Illness, 4 walls closing in on Searcy womanretain water, bloating from malnutrition. Her hair, which used to hang down to
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
retain water, bloating from malnutrition. Her hair, which used to hang down to her shoulders, is cropped close to her head and falling out in dark-brown clumps. Becky, 27, has been shut in her apartment for the past eight months, hiding from the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Can India meet sustainable development goals on poverty, hunger despite sluggish economy?Growing up in the late 1980s at the base of the Niyamgiri hill range, home to t
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
Growing up in the late 1980s at the base of the Niyamgiri hill range, home to the animist, scheduled Dongria Kondh tribe, Dashrath Majhi was familiar with hunger. His family would eat millets as a staple and, during frequent shortfalls, his mother... Read more
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The Suburbanite
PLCC superintendent talks about school's report card gradesCarolynn Mostyn TheSuburbanite.com correspondent PLCC Superintendent Benjamin
The Suburbanite / Posted 8 days ago
Carolynn Mostyn TheSuburbanite.com correspondent PLCC Superintendent Benjamin Moore voiced his displeasure to the Board of Education about the grades the school received on its report card from the Ohio Department of Education. "I am not pleased... Read more
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BC Local News
Happening: week of Oct. 12• Fire Prevention Week: Oct. 8 – 14; Delta Fire Department will once again be p
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
• Fire Prevention Week: Oct. 8 – 14; Delta Fire Department will once again be participating in the province-wide Fire Prevention Week program. This year’s theme is “Every Second Counts: Plan Two Ways Out.” It reinforces why everyone needs to have an... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Sport’s ‘painful reality’ 
claims two young livesRenowned climber and Carbondale native Hayden Kennedy hiked out through avalanc
Aspen Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Renowned climber and Carbondale native Hayden Kennedy hiked out through avalanche debris in Montana’s southern Madison Range that buried his partner Inge Perkins, wrote a detailed note including coordinates about where he believed her body could be... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Cutting exclusions and more work experience - details revealed on £6m Norwich opportunity area scheme Stuart Allen, headteacher at Mile Cross Primary School, with year one and two
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 12 days ago
Stuart Allen, headteacher at Mile Cross Primary School, with year one and two pupils. Picture: New Anglia LEP Giving children a better start at... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Cutting exclusions and more work experience - details revealed on £6m Norwich opportunity area scheme Stuart Allen, headteacher at Mile Cross Primary School, with year one and two
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Stuart Allen, headteacher at Mile Cross Primary School, with year one and two pupils. Picture: New Anglia LEP Giving children a better start at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nyundo School of Art - Where Youth Discover, Hone TalentsNyundo School of Art and Music is one of a kind, thanks to a unique and prosper
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Nyundo School of Art and Music is one of a kind, thanks to a unique and prospering music department now set to churn out professionals every year. The director of its three-year-old music department, Jacques Murigande, alias Mighty Popo, is... Read more
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Boston Globe
US colleges seek to combat fraudulent applicationsBEIJING — A video camera and two plastic chairs sit in a tiny room on the city’
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
BEIJING — A video camera and two plastic chairs sit in a tiny room on the city’s west side, the latest weapons in a global battle against the wave of admissions fraud striking US schools. College-bound Chinese students come here to InitialView, one... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. has a new plan for judging public schoolsIn the coming year, parents, students, and teachers can expect to see some big
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
In the coming year, parents, students, and teachers can expect to see some big changes in the way the state judges the performance of schools. Although MCAS scores will remain the predominant feature, the revamped school accountability system will... Read more
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Sun Star
DOST-CAR sets Science and Technology weekTHE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Cordillera Administrativ
Sun Star / Posted 13 days ago
THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Cordillera Administrative Region is ready for their annual Science and Technology (S&T) celebration slated on October 10 to 14 in Tabuk City in Kalinga. DOST Regional Director Dr. Victor Mariano... Read more
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New Kerala
Joint Statement during 14th India-EU Summit - newkerala news #278272- EU Joint Statement during 14th India-EU Summit, New Delhi (October 06, 2017)
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
- EU Joint Statement during 14th India-EU Summit, New Delhi (October 06, 2017) 1. The 14th annual Summit between India and the European Union (EU) was held in New Delhi on 6 October 2017. The Republic of India was represented by Prime Minister... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Lending a helping handfaces difficulties transitioning to working, people like Tiffany Austin are the
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
faces difficulties transitioning to working, people like Tiffany Austin are there to help. Austin is a counselor with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Vocational Rehabilitation branch. She often works with area school... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Violence rocks our schools - 'rapid' surge in children permanently banned'RAPID' surge the children being expelled from school is being blamed on counci
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 15 days ago
'RAPID' surge the children being expelled from school is being blamed on council cuts. Physical assaults on adults is one of the key reasons for the surge, which has seen scores of youngsters kicked out of education. Oxfordshire County Council... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Violence rocks our schools - 'rapid' surge in children permanently banned'RAPID' surge the children being expelled from school is being blamed on counci
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
'RAPID' surge the children being expelled from school is being blamed on council cuts. Physical assaults on adults is one of the key reasons for the surge, which has seen scores of youngsters kicked out of education. Oxfordshire County Council... Read more
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MLive.com
Five years of high school can net East Kentwood students a college degreeKENTWOOD, MI - Grand Rapids Community College is expected to sign an agreement
MLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
KENTWOOD, MI - Grand Rapids Community College is expected to sign an agreement Monday, Oct. 9, with Kentwood Public Schools for its sixth tuition-free Early/Middle College program. In 2018-19, sophomores accepted into the program will be at East... Read more
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Clearwater Times
Centenary open house planned for Blue River SchoolBy Keith McNeill Residents of the North Thompson Valley have always put a high
Clearwater Times / Posted 16 days ago
By Keith McNeill Residents of the North Thompson Valley have always put a high priority on education (as shown by the number and size of the scholarships given to graduates at Clearwater and Barriere secondary schools). Blue River School is proof... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
How a small change cost Brockton's schools big bucksOf the district's $16 million budget gap this year, about a quarter of the shor
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 17 days ago
Of the district's $16 million budget gap this year, about a quarter of the shortfall – just over $4 million – can be attributed to changes in the way the state measures the number of low income students in the state's public school districts,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Higher Education Today: Miami continues to evolve at campusesJessica Sparks, associate professor in chemical, paper and biomedical engineeri
Dayton Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Jessica Sparks, associate professor in chemical, paper and biomedical engineering at Miami University, and then-graduate student Katie Bootsma work with a MakerGear 3D Printer. Dr. Sparks is the lead faculty member on the RAPIDS grant at Miami.... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander Says Tennessee, Louisiana, New Mexico Are Making The Most Of New Education Law By Designing Innovative PlansAt the Senate education committee hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ES
The Chattanoogan / Posted 18 days ago
At the Senate education committee hearing on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Chairman Lamar Alexander said that “Tennessee, Louisiana, and New Mexico have taken the most advantage of the flexibility we offered under the law in creating... Read more
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Breitbart
Reps. Todd Rokita and Ralph Norman Co-Sponsor Bill to End U.S. Education DepartmentTwo more U.S. representatives have co-sponsored a bill that would end the U.S.
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
Two more U.S. representatives have co-sponsored a bill that would end the U.S. Education Department by December of 2018. Reps. Todd Rokita (R-IN) and Ralph Norman (R-SC) have added themselves as co-sponsors of the legislation introduced in February... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Cleveland Chamber, Cleveland State Host Career Awareness Fair For 8th GradersPreparing students to make informed choices about career paths and courses of s
The Chattanoogan / Posted 18 days ago
Preparing students to make informed choices about career paths and courses of study they pursue while in high school is one of the objectives of the workforce development programs for the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce. To meet that... Read more
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Scotsman
Insight: The size of Scotland’s skills gapWhen Poppy Dennis wrote to education secretary John Swinney last week, urging h
Scotsman / Posted 19 days ago
When Poppy Dennis wrote to education secretary John Swinney last week, urging him to help appoint a dedicated class teacher at her Lochaber school, her letter pinpointed the troubles in recruitment faced by Scotland’s education system, but her... Read more
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BC Local News
More needles found in downtown PentictonCredit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Resc
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
Credit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Rescue. Donning their protective eyewear and gloves, firefighters Joel Black and Tyler Guy removed several syringes from among the clothes inside and safely disposed... Read more
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Penticton Western News
More needles found in downtown PentictonCredit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Resc
Penticton Western News / Posted 22 days ago
Credit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Rescue. Donning their protective eyewear and gloves, firefighters Joel Black and Tyler Guy removed several syringes from among the clothes inside and safely disposed... Read more
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Keremeos Review
More needles found in downtown PentictonCredit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Resc
Keremeos Review / Posted 22 days ago
Credit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Rescue. Donning their protective eyewear and gloves, firefighters Joel Black and Tyler Guy removed several syringes from among the clothes inside and safely disposed... Read more
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Summerland Review
More needles found in downtown PentictonCredit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Resc
Summerland Review / Posted 22 days ago
Credit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Rescue. Donning their protective eyewear and gloves, firefighters Joel Black and Tyler Guy removed several syringes from among the clothes inside and safely disposed... Read more
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Similkameen Spotlight
More needles found in downtown PentictonCredit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Resc
Similkameen Spotlight / Posted 22 days ago
Credit Union building Wednesday resulted in another call to Penticton Fire Rescue. Donning their protective eyewear and gloves, firefighters Joel Black and Tyler Guy removed several syringes from among the clothes inside and safely disposed... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Battle underway over plans to build new £19m Saddleworth Schoolmajor concern for some residents when the scheme was first approved in March 20
Manchester Evening News / Posted 22 days ago
major concern for some residents when the scheme was first approved in March 2015. A Judicial Review ended the David-and-Goliath battle last year with a victory for Diggle resident and retired television producer Keith Lucas, acting on behalf... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Graduation rate of Newport News schools on the riseNEWPORT NEWS, Va. – According to the Virginia Department of Education, Newport
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – According to the Virginia Department of Education, Newport News Public Schools are increasing the amount of kids that graduate from its district. The recent data shows that 93.4 percent of the class of 2017 graduated, and that... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bruce Lehane, who guided BU cross-country runners to championships, dies at 68Describing what it’s like to compete as a runner, Boston University cross-count
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
Describing what it’s like to compete as a runner, Boston University cross-country and distance coach Bruce Lehane once wrote that “when you have prepared yourself very well for the challenge, and have raced at the peak of your physical and mental... Read more
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Hartselle Enquirer
Meet the teacher-Donald WeeksEstes-Velez From the field, to the court, to the classroom, Donald Weeks has h
Hartselle Enquirer / Posted 23 days ago
Estes-Velez From the field, to the court, to the classroom, Donald Weeks has had the opportunity to impact both athletes and students alike in his 24-year teaching career. Weeks, who earned a Bachelor of Science in secondary math education and a... Read more
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