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Universities seek alternatives to expensive textbooks

When Christie Fierro, a communications instructor at Tacoma Community College in Washington State, saw students struggling in her eight-week communications class, she decided to ask them about it.
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Posted: apr. 26, 2015 10:39 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Dodge City Diocese Civic Orations Contest

Posted: apr. 21, 2015 11:16 a.m. | 0 Comments
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How guidance counselors can find the right college for low-income teenagers

Getting from high school to college is no easy task for low-income teenagers. Teachers are busy teaching. Parents, who usually did not attend college themselves, don't know where to begin.
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Posted: apr. 23, 2015 11:29 a.m. | 0 Comments
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Why read a book when you can just hold one?

What's the value of a book? Is it in the words, the monetary value, or maybe the "influence?"
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Posted: apr. 23, 2015 9:59 a.m. | 0 Comments
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Why children with ADHD need to wiggle during class

Many parents and teachers can attest that asking a child with ADHD to sit still is like asking the sun not to shine. It just isn’t going to happen.
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Posted: apr. 22, 2015 11:29 a.m. | 0 Comments
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Talking about math at the table can improve preschoolers’ skills, study shows

Mothers who discuss simple arithmetic with their preschoolers at the dinner table can improve their children’s grasp of math. That’s according to a new study by researchers at Chile’s Pontifical Catholic University and at University of Michigan.
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Posted: apr. 21, 2015 4:29 a.m. | 0 Comments
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Robot Milo helps children with autism learn social skills

Children with autism display greater success socializing after using social robots, according to research from RoboKind, a developer of social robots, reported Education News.
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Posted: apr. 20, 2015 12:39 p.m. | 0 Comments
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Demel earns First Scholar scholarship

Julie Demel, a senior at Central Plains High School, has received a First Scholars scholarship to attend Kansas State University. Scholars receive a $5,000 scholarship over four years for a total of $20,000.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2015 1:10 p.m. | 0 Comments
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