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19 Mecklenburg students are Achievement Scholar semifinalists

By Steve Lyttle
slyttle@charlotteobserver.com

Posted: Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014

Nineteen students from more than a dozen Mecklenburg County high schools have been named semifinalists in the annual National Achievement Scholarship Program. 203 more words

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8 Minnesota schools – 6 in Brainerd – honored with national award

Eight Minnesota schools, including six from Brainerd, are being recognized for making progress in closing achievement gaps or for their exemplary academic performance.

The National Blue Ribbon School Award… 376 more words

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Beaufort County high school students show improved results on end-of-course exams  

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WJCL) — Students in Beaufort County improved their performance on 2014 state tests administered at the end of key high school courses, according to results released today by the South Carolina Department of Education. 329 more words

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Enhanced PE Frequently Asked Questions

We recently covered <link to 9/25 article, highlighting “recently covered”> how the new Illinois Enhanced Physical Education (PE) Standards are leading the nation in focusing on improved fitness in children as a way to increase academic achievement. 486 more words

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Mumia-Abu Jamal To Issue Commencement Address At Vermont College

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dom Giordano spoke with Dustin Byerly, a spokesman from Goddard College, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

Goddard will have Mumia-Abu Jamal issue their commencement address this weekend to graduates. 288 more words

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MSHSL mulls transgender athlete guidelines; critics express concerns

Transgender students who want to compete in high school sports in Minnesota face some potentially awkward moments with their teammates and coaches, particularly in locker rooms and shower facilities. 600 more words

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Crash Course in College Essay Writing – 12 Tips to Get You Started and Your Juices Flowing

The clock is ticking and you are a new high school senior (or parent of one!). The summer flew by without even a thought about what to write about for your college essays. 499 more words

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