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2014-08-19 23:05:39

Integrated solution fully automates transfer credit evaluation process and puts students on a fast track to graduation. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 OnBase by Hyland and Parchment, a leader in the exchange of electronic credentials, have partnered to simplify the manner in which schools send and receive student transcripts, accelerating the evaluation process, reducing paper costs and increasing security. The strategic end-to-end transcript solution helps any institution receive,...

2013-09-18 23:20:37

Online Class Help brings new language course options, Graduate-level class-taking, last-minute homework help and essay specials for a worry-free Fall 2013 Semester. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Online Class Help, the class-taking service for successful adult students, proudly announced new class coverage for the Fall 2013 semester. Online Class Help is a US-based company that gets students a 3.0 or higher in any class, by either helping or taking any assignment for them. The...

2009-08-24 10:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows the economy is tough right now, but what can students do about it, Lolita Publishing asks. With the cost of college rising steadily while our economy crumbles, students need better options. According to a National Public Radio (NPR) article, the average student now takes six years to earn a degree. At the same time, the cost of an education is rising by several percentage points every year, even after adjusting for inflation. Instead...

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Emily Banks, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Aug. 5--Eau Claire students will be able to graduate with as few as 16 credits -- with approval from both public high schools' principals -- after the school board approved the change to graduation requirements Monday night. Students typically are required to have 22 credits to graduate. The proposal came before the board at a previous meeting and lacked support from board members, but it passed unanimously Monday. The new...

2008-08-01 03:00:29

Virginia is considering adding a high school's graduation rate to the state's accreditation standards, a logical next step in public school accountability. It's a step Virginia can take because it now can measure graduation rates with an unheard-of degree of accuracy -- a significant technological advance. But should it? And, if so, where should the benchmark be set and how should it be figured? These issues still need sorting. The Virginia Department of Education proposes setting a...

2008-07-24 18:00:51

By Islode Raftery, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 24--Three dozen students poured out of the tour bus and into the State Board of Education meeting. They wore matching red T-shirts and spoke the same message: Increase the number of requirements we'll need to graduate. The current requirement of 19 credits is outdated, they said. After all, Washington state's high school diploma hasn't changed since 1985 (before most of them were born), while local universities continue to demand...

2008-07-20 18:00:26

By SARA KINCAID School districts are preparing for changes next year to state requirements for graduation. The Bismarck School District recently approved changes to its graduation requirement policy to reflect changes to state law that go into effect next year. The Mandan School Board will consider similar action at its board meeting Monday. A law approved last legislative session increases the number of credits required to get a high school diploma in North Dakota, and specifies how...

2008-07-17 18:00:42

By Terrence Stutz, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 17--AUSTIN -- State Board of Education members agreed today to move ahead on a proposed rule that would allow high school athletes to receive twice as much credit toward graduation as allowed under current state requirements. The proposal -- allowing four years of sports to count for credit instead of two -- will be drafted as a new state rule and voted on by the board at its next meeting in September. Although some board members voiced...

2008-06-19 09:00:52

By Kelli Gauthier, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jun. 19--Tennessee high school graduation requirements are set to change by 2013, but local changes could come as soon as next year. The Hamilton County Board of Education is expected today to approve a few minor changes to the school system's requirements, including the deletion of a senior project credit. The changes would take effect with next year's senior class. Hamilton County already has implemented most of the changes in...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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