Even after fourth denial, GreenTek charter organizers not giving up

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Even after fourth denial, GreenTek charter organizers not giving upNews from Rockford Register Star: ROCKFORD — The public heard just four short, generic reasons Tuesday why the Rockford School Board and administration denied the plan for a dropout recovery charter high school. But those reasons are explained in a 26-page document, not including attachments, that’s [...]

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Rapist Wants Visitation Rights With Child Conceived During Rape

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Rapist Wants Visitation Rights With Child Conceived During RapeNews from ABC News: A convicted rapist in Massachusetts is trying to win visitation rights to the child fathered when he raped a 14-year-old girl. Jamie Melendez, now 24, was convicted of raping a middle school student he met when he was 17 and a foster child [...]

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Education reform: still leaving our kids behind

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Education reform: still leaving our kids behindNews from The Seattle Times: Originally published September 28, 2012 at 4:27 PM | Page modified September 28, 2012 at 4:27 PM WASHINGTON – The new movie “Won’t Back Down” is to public education what Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle” was to the meatpacking industry — a needed spotlight, but [...]

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Military Child Education Coalition visits Yuma

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Military Child Education Coalition visits YumaNews from DVIDS: It’s no surprise military children live a much different and sometimes more stressful life than their civilian counterparts. Approximately 40 participants attended a seminar by the Military Child Education Coalition at the Hilton Garden Inn Pivot Point Conference Center in Yuma, Ariz. Sept. 20 – 21 to [...]

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Charges of Bias in Admission Test Policy at Eight Elite Public High Schools

In High School Education | on September, 27, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Charges of Bias in Admission Test Policy at Eight Elite Public High SchoolsNews from New York Times: Michael Appleton for The New York Times The Bronx High School of Science is one of eight schools in New York for which a shared exam is the sole criterion for entrance. A federal complaint regarding this policy [...]

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Early childhood education in US is trailing behind other countries

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Early childhood education in US is trailing behind other countriesNews from The Tennessean: Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email You must have browser cookies enabled to view our site. It’s possible that your browser cookies are [...]

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Helping to educate our military students

In Child Education | on September, 26, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Helping to educate our military studentsNews from Daily Press: September 26, 2012|By Sen. John Miller | By Sen. John Miller The start of the new school year in Virginia was accompanied by the welcome news that for the first time in more than a decade, there are no units of the Virginia Army or Air [...]

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Canisius inks pact with Middle East school

In College Education | on September, 25, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Canisius inks pact with Middle East schoolNews from Bizjournals.com: Business First by Dan Miner , Reporter Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 10:35am EDT Dan Miner Reporter- Business First Email  | Twitter Canisius College announced Wednesday it has signed a cooperation agreement with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University, an accredited business college affiliated with German Jordanian University, which is [...]

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Advancing high school education

In High School Education | on September, 25, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Advancing high school educationNews from Dubuque Telegraph Herald: Twelve students received an advanced lesson in ethos, pathos and logos Monday. Wahlert Catholic High School teacher Jim Killoran admitted to his Advanced Placement language and composition class that logos — persuading with reason — is the toughest. kAmQqFE H6VC6 8@:?8 E@ =62C? 9@H E@ 5@ :E [...]

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Overweight Children Plagued By Physical, Social Difficulties At School

In Child Education | on September, 25, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Overweight Children Plagued By Physical, Social Difficulties At SchoolNews from Huffington Post: Besides the obvious health problems associated with obesity — such as [...]

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