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Illinois standardized tests getting shorter, simpler

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – School officials say next year’s statewide student assessment exam will have a shorter, simpler format to improve the testing process for students and educators. 109 more words


Mickey Higham comes home

Experienced hooker Mickey Higham has re-joined Leigh Centurions, the club where his Rugby League career started.

Leigh paid Warrington Wolves £50,000 for the services of Higham. 129 more words

Sports - Rugby League

A Sad Vision of Charter Schools for Illinois

Tony Smith – charged with implementing the governor’s vision of charter schools in Illinois

During the closing keynote of the Network for Public Education’s conference, Diane Ravitch shared with the audience a story about an exchange she had in 2012 with Bruce Rauner when she was in Chicago to receive the Kohl Education Prize award. 292 more words

Pubic Education

Tutu Tuesday brings smiles to Florida children's hospital

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — One morning last summer, Tony Smith slipped a multicolor tutu over his scrubs in the pre-op ward of a South Florida hospital to grant the wish of a young patient heading to surgery. 620 more words

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Meet the new no-bid chair of the Teacher Retirement System board of trustees: Tony Smith.

Tony Smith. The new Illinois Superintendent of Schools and chair of the Teacher Retirement System.

The announcement came this morning in an email from the Teacher Retirement System (TRS). 583 more words

Super League Match Preview: Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves

Date: 16/04/2015

Venue: DW Stadium

Kick-off: 20:00

Referee: Richard Silverwood


Wigan Warriors: John Bateman, Matty Bowen, Joe Burgess, Tony Clubb, Dom Crosby, Liam Farrell, Ben Flower, Anthony Gelling, Ryan Hampshire, Dom Manfredi, Michael McIlorum, Lee Mossop, Larne Patrick, Dan Sarginson, Matty Smith, Taulima Tautai, Joel Tomkins , Logan Tomkins, George Williams. 507 more words