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Mayan Civilization: Pretty Impressive
by Regina Schwartz. Upon seeing Mel Gibson’s “Apocalypto” I became fascinated with Mayan Culture. With My background as a cultural anthropology minor in college I decided to do some research into Mayan Civilization particularly from a cultural perspective. The fir...
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Portland Schools Seek Direction
by Patricia Hawke. In Portland Schools a recent consolidation bill has officially been penned into legislature. The bill affects the entire state and will reorganize Maine’s 290 school districts into 80 new ones. Now districts in charge of Portland Schools are looki...
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Raleigh Schools Can You Hear Me Now?
by Patricia Hawke. Raleigh Schools have been trying all sorts of initiatives and programs to bring the district up to No Child Left Behind requirements. Charter caps, the achievement gap and school choices are all hotly debated as Raleigh Schools look for roads toward ...
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Sacramento Schools And The Trillion Dollar Question
by Patricia Hawke. Sacramento Schools are the epitome of the problems and concerns held by all public schools in the state of California. Recent and ongoing debates about funding arts education, construction costs, and new initiatives play out in Sacramento Schools dai...
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Pittsburgh Schools Deal With Discipline
by Patricia Hawke. Pittsburgh Schools are still fully embroiled in the high school reforms enacted in 2006. A task force, with goals are similar to those of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, is currently leading the reforms. Pittsburgh Schools evaluate the reforms...
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Identifying Medical School Admission Requirements
by Dean Novosat. Medical schools prepare students for a career in the field of medicine. They train the students to become nurses, doctors, therapists, technicians and administrators. They offer many options for medical degrees. So, students can choose the curriculum...
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Financial Aid for College Student
by Anthony Pang. When we head off to a University, we hardly have time to ponder the money situation. Unless we've already had a bout with the "real world," many of us don't consider the financial issue. Since the majority of college seekers don't have a fund set a...
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Orange County Schools: Closing The Gap
by Patricia Hawke. Recent education reforms in the state of Florida have shown to be of benefit to the students in Orange County Schools. The reforms have hit their intended target – low-income minority kids.More students than ever are reading at grade level in Orang...
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Find A Top Driving School Online
by Adam Stearn. Did you know that with the advent of the internet and online convenience, you can access programs from a top driving school, sitting in the comfort of your home? These online programs, conducted by reputed accredited schools, can help you learn the b...
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Solution to the Education Crisis
by Raymond Gerson. More than 1.2 million students will not graduate from high school this year (2007) according to a recent report by Editorial Projects in Education. Editorial Projects in Education is a creditable non-profit organization that conducts extensive resear...
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School Reform Is Hot Topic For Philadelphia Schools
by Patricia Hawke. Philadelphia Schools are in dire need of reform. In an effort to achieve this goal, two committees, The Right to Education Task Force and The School Reform Commission, have been formed to focus on improving the situation for all Philadelphia Schools ...
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Distinct Services Available In Orlando Schools
by Patricia Hawke. Any school district, whether it serves the tiniest of rural communities, or the students of a huge city, must effectively communicate with its parents. Individual schools stay in touch with families most commonly through newsletters, web pages, and s...
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Ohio Schools After No Child Left Behind
by Patricia Hawke. The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act has triggered nationwide changes. In Ohio Schools there is an ongoing effort to update the system in four basic ways. The reform process in Ohio Schools has worked to set standards in assessment, planning, implemen...
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Michigan Schools Tweak Curriculum
by Patricia Hawke. Michigan Schools have decided that changes need to be made in the statewide Special Education curriculum. Recent updates to federal laws require the Michigan Schools to comply with new rules and requirements. Students with disabilities are depending ...
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Illinois Schools Celebrate Funding
by Patricia Hawke. It’s a rare occurrence when both of the state’s teachers’ unions and the governor come to an agreement on funding. That’s exactly what Illinois Schools experienced in March of this year when Governor Rod R. Blagojevich received the endorsemen...
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Learn a Foreign Language
by Mrs Sue Rumsley. Why would anyone want to learn a foreign language? Actually, there are lots of great reasons, some you've probably never thought of before.1. Obviously, knowing the language helps when you travel. Nationals appreciate you making the effort to communi...
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From Work At Home Guitar Teacher To Full Music School
by Nathan Gurley. Andrew James Hymel is the owner, proprietor, and music director of Andy Hymel School of Music in Gretna, Louisiana, just outside of New Orleans. It is a success story that has blossomed from one man’s dream of music education into a consortium of t...
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Oklahoma City Schools Find New Leader
by Patricia Hawke. Oklahoma City Schools have ridden a roller coaster of ups and downs for the past decade. The district was labeled as “in need of improvement” under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). That federal mandate led to major overhauls which inc...
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A College Degree: The Door To Your Dreams
by Bizymoms.com Management. Why do so many people go back to college years after their due age? Why do mothers go back to education after raising their kids? The answer lies in this simple fundamental truth – a college degree represents an unfulfilled opportunity to realize o...
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Student Loan Repayment
by Jeff Mictabor. Are you getting ready to graduate? Well, along with college graduation comes the much-dreaded student loan repayment. If you were lucky enough to qualify for subsidized student loans, the government has been paying the interest on your student loans ...
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Breakfast Pays Big Dividends In Boston Schools
by Patricia Hawke. For many years, scholars have recognized the link between a good breakfast and improved student behavior and academic performance. Boston schools see breakfast as their first tool of success.In 2000, the Boston schools partnered with the Massachusett...
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Federal Loan Consolidation for Medical Students
by Matthew Kelly. By the time you graduate you will most likely have at least $200,000.00 in student loan debt. After interest is added you could be paying a total of over $500,000.00, so it is extremely important to make sure you are getting the best deal possible wi...
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Boston Schools Benefit From The Readboston Program
by Patricia Hawke. Literacy is a problem across the nation; and with the influx of many poorly educated immigrants, the problem is only getting worse. The city of Boston has done something about it, and partners with the Boston schools for one phase of its implementati...
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Washington Assessment Of Student Learning
by Stacy Andell. Washington Assessment of Student Learning is Enacted for the 2006-2007 School YearThe class of 2008 in all Seattle Schools will be required to pass the 10th-grade Washington Assessment of Student Learning, this will be the way that most students will...
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Boston Schools To Extend School Day
by Patricia Hawke. In the fall of 2005, the Boston schools began exploring the education reform strategy of extending the school day for its middle schools. The extended school day gives students more time for learning at a crucial time in their education. The middle s...
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