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2014-09-30 23:20:07

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 SiliconAndhra ManaBadi's Telugu language curriculum was approved by Fremont Unified School District, Board of Education as a world language to be offered as

2011-05-02 09:57:00

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp.

2010-09-30 19:31:06

Kenji Hakuta, a Stanford University scholar who strives to improve education opportunities for language minority students, will deliver the Seventh Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research here next month.

2010-05-17 22:26:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week administrators at Township High School District 113, which serves Highland Park, Deerfield, Highwood, Bannockburn and Riverwoods, decided not to approve a request to send next year's Highland Park High School girls' basketball team to Arizona in December 2010 to participate in a tournament.

2009-02-26 14:31:00

Statewide Annual Essay Contest Challenged Students to Submit Thoughts About Healthy Living WEST NEW YORK, N.J., Feb.

2008-10-09 15:00:30

By ELLIOTT ROBINSON About two thirds, 66 percent, of the class of 2008 in the Tri- Cities graduated within four years, said new statistics from the Virginia Department of Education. Across Virginia, the rate is 81.3 percent.

2008-10-09 06:00:32

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL Education governance may be in for a legislative overhaul in the next session. Members of the Legislative Committee on Education agreed Tuesday to sponsor a bill draft calling for the creation of a new state agency dedicated to charter school oversight.

2008-10-08 18:00:28

By SEAN PATRICK NORRIS and ELISABETH HULETTE Staff Writers Half of schools' freshmen fall below 2.0 GPA; educators seek improvements Half of all ninth-graders at Glen Burnie and North County high schools had a grade point average below 2.0 at the end of last year, according to a report on student performance in county schools.

2008-09-28 12:00:30

By LAUREN ROTH By Lauren Roth The Virginian-Pilot After an outcry from parents, educators and advocates distressed about planned changes to special education, the state Board of Education approved a compromise set of regulations Thursday in Richmond.

2008-09-26 03:00:29

By Nancy Bowman Staff Writer TIPP CITY-- The Tipp City schools are implementing a pilot program allowing homeschooled students to participate in extracurricular activities if they take a minimum of three courses at Tippecanoe High School.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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