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- Montgomery Advertiser (Ala.) (tiered subscription model)
Members of the Alabama House of Representatives have approved a measure to create a new board of trustees for the state's community colleges. Supporters say the measure will improve the schools' focus Read More
- Daily News (New York)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo last month signed a law giving districts until Nov. 15 to adopt a new teacher-evaluation system. The state's Board of Regents chancellor, Merryl Tisch, has suggested a delay Read More
- Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)
Five school districts in Pennsylvania were selected for a pilot program intended to expose students to astronomy. In partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, experts on the subject have visited st Read More
Finding a career to be passionate about after college can take time, so new graduates do well to take baby steps and focus on what careers are attractive now, author Nathan Gebhard suggests. Graduates Read More
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