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​Barton County Academy announces enrollment

Barton County Academy announced its enrollment period for the 2015-2016 school year. BAC is a learning center for high school completion, located at 5220 10th ...

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Posted: aug. 03, 2015 12:39 p.m. | 0 Comments

North Carolina experiment shows promising early results on keeping best teachers in the classroom

Keeping teachers in the classroom by rewarding them with leadership opportunities and financial incentives can measurably improve learning outcomes, according to early results from a ... » Read More
Posted: aug. 02, 2015 11:49 a.m. | 0 Comments
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Make sure your college checklist includes insurance

Many of us have watched our children head off to college. Remembering to pack everything they need is always a challenge. This is especially true ...

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Posted: jul. 31, 2015 11:14 a.m. | 0 Comments

Steady growth and fiscal responsibility keep Barton Community College in the black; mill levy to rem

Barton Community College has seen steady growth for seven years. The institution as a whole drew more than 4,300 full-time-equivalent (FTE) students in 2014-15 ...

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Posted: jul. 31, 2015 11:29 a.m. | 0 Comments

What a fight over Shakespeare means for public education

In 1973, only 9 percent of Americans said they had "very little" trust in public education, according to Gallup's report on confidence in public ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 28, 2015 12:19 p.m. | 0 Comments
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4-H Scholarships for the 2015 year

The Barton County 4-H Holding Board announces the recipients of 4-H Scholarships for the 2015 year.

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Posted: jul. 23, 2015 11:37 a.m. | 0 Comments

Teacher unions and civil rights groups battle over future of No Child Left Behind

When the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a new education bill to replace the increasingly unworkable and unpopular No Child Left Behind law last week ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 24, 2015 1:49 p.m. | 0 Comments
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New Orleans charter challenged on kindergarten admissions testing

A New Orleans parent whose kindergartener took a test for admission to a selective public charter school wants to know more about the test and ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 23, 2015 1:29 p.m. | 0 Comments
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