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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 The current requirement of 19 credits is outdated, they said.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...

2008-06-17 09:00:57

By Christena T. O'Brien, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Jun. 17--The minimum number of credits required for qualified Eau Claire high school students to graduate could drop from 22 to 16 if the school board adopts an administrative proposal. "Ideally, we'd like every single one of our students to graduate with a 22-credit diploma and go onto whatever sort of post-secondary option they're looking at, but realistically, we know that's not (always possible)," Fred Weissenburger, the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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