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Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelFlorida's high school graduation rate for 2012 was 74.5 percent, an “unprecedented” jump from the previous year, according to the Florida Department of Education. The graduation rate — calculated using a new federal formula — is 3....
WDBJ7 ReporterStudents have taken the General Education Development test, or G-E-D, for 70 years in lieu of getting a High School Diploma. The GED test gives people a second chance. The reasons they're here are as different as math and writing. Beginning in 2014,...
L.A. NOWCalifornia’s system of adult education is complex, confusing and in need of a major overhaul if it is to serve the 1.5 million students seeking instruction, the state Legislative Analyst’s Office said in a new report. Adult schools were first....
Varsity Times InsiderWith Friday an official holiday in the Los Angeles Unified School District, City Section football teams were told not to play on Friday and are barred from hosting games at district fields on that day. LAUSD also will not pay......
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelGov. Rick Scott has proposed a $2 million teacher training grant program — one that would be partially funded by matching dollars from private donations. We mentioned the grant in this story about Scott seeking to remake his image by focusing on...
Jody Lassiter, president and chief executive officer of the Danville Boyle County Economic Development Partnership, received the Kentucky Association for Economic Development Outstanding Service Award in honor of the Kentucky Industrial Development...
Staff WriterThree agencies have come together to offer Spanish-speaking prison inmates a chance at improving their education through a unique agreement signed Tuesday. The Consulate of Mexico in Calexico, the Mexican National Institute of Adult Education and...
Tags: Dominican Republic, Mexico, Prisons, Education
Glendale Community College will reduce its lifelong learning and parent education programs — which between them boast a century's worth of course offerings — by about 50% next year, officials confirmed this week. The cuts were long...
While it may seem like a day for area students to recover from a late night of trick-or-treating and overindulging on candy, area teachers won’t be getting a break. On Thursday, Nov. 1, students will have a day off school while their teachers,...
Scott Butler is a busy man. A managing director at Northwestern Mutual Financial Network-Maryland, he oversees the Columbia, Frederick and Hagerstown branches. In addition to volunteering regularly at the Living Classrooms Foundation, for six years he...
It might begin with a child discovering a new word through a volunteer reading to them. Or perhaps a teen struggling in class receives the additional attention needed to pass a math test. These small acts can trigger years of learning and academic...
David A. Peterson, a pioneer in the field of gerontology education and a longtime professor and director of USC's Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, has died. He was 75. Peterson died Oct. 4 of advanced Parkinson's disease at a nursing facility in...
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