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Could law schools be ready to change their ways? – The Economist

News from Could law schools be ready to change their ways? – The Economist: X Jan 31st 2013 Jan 26th 2013 >>> Read the full article Related News:

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Aboriginal activists highlight importance of education

News from McGill Daily: “How can this happen in a developed nation?” That was the question posed by Chelsea Vowel, a Métis writer, at the teach-in on Friday.Since the passage of the Harper government’s controversial Bill C-45 in November, teach-ins nationwide have tried to address difficult questions surrounding the situation of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. [...]

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Bringing Education to Life

News from Huffington Post: Field trips bring education to life. They provide students with a real-world connection and interaction that brings history, art, science and numerous other subjects out of the textbook and in front of students. When a student can see something rather than just read a textbook, they are much more likely to [...]

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan, lawmakers rally for action on guns

News from Politico: Education Secretary Arne Duncan grew emotional while discussing teenage victims of gun violence and D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton called on the U.S. to join the “civilized world” Saturday after thousands marched on the Mall for stricter gun laws. “When I went on to lead Chicago Public Schools, we buried a child [...]

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Role of school-wide test scores in some educator evaluations is reconsidered

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Education group claims tax credit program is widely abused

News from Atlanta Journal Constitution: A 2008 law that allows Georgians to claim a tax credit after making a charitable contribution to a student scholarship organization has been widely abused, an education policy group alleges in a complaint that will be filed Monday with the state Department of Revenue. The Southern Education Foundation alleges that [...]

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Open for Business: The importance of financial education

News from Helena Independent Record: 2013-01-27T00:00:00Z Open for Business: The importance of financial educationGreg Lemon Open for Business Helena Independent Record I remember when I opened my first checking account. I must have been about 15 and only had lawn-mowing money to deposit, but it made me feel like I was really becoming an adult. [...]

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Fairfax approves limited expansion of gifted-education program

News from Washington Post: The Fairfax County School Board has approved a modest expansion of the gifted-education program, creating more learning opportunities for the county’s brightest elementary and middle school students. Four new “advanced academic centers” will be opened in the fall. Three will be located at elementary schools in Tysons, Falls Church and Chantilly, [...]

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TEDxBaltimore highlights importance of STEM education

News from Baltimore Business Journal: TEDxBaltimore was held Friday at Morgan State University. Sarah Gantz Reporter- Baltimore Business Journal Email  |  >>> Read the full article Related News:

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Quinn signs sex-abuse education mandate

News from Chicago Tribune: Teachers across Illinois will begin teaching their students on how they can protect themselves against sexual abuse and assaults. (WGN – Chicago) After watching Gov. Pat Quinn sign into law a new mandate for child sex-abuse education in Illinois schools, the woman behind that measure will be hitting the road to [...]

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