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NBPTS to Launch Webcast Releasing "Student Learning, Student Achievement" Report

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 10 March 2011 19:06.

Arlington, Va. - The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) later today will formally release a report, Student Learning, Student Achievement: How Do Teachers Measure Up? during an interactive webcast later today from 6:00-7:00 p.m. EST. Advance copies of the full report and executive summary are available by visiting www.nbpts.org/studentlearning.

New Hanover County Middle School Students: Outshine at Regional MATHCOUNTS Competition

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 March 2011 19:08.

Middle school students in New Hanover County Schools are thinking outside the box when it comes to mathematics. At the recent regional MATHCOUNTS competition that was held on Saturday, February 19, 2011, on the North Campus of Cape Fear Community College, NHCS students performed very well as they earned several awards.

Looking at a Tough Hill to Climb? Depends on Your Point of View

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 10 February 2011 20:06.

People tend to overestimate the steepness of slopes – and psychologists studying the phenomenon have made a discovery that refutes common ideas about how we perceive inclines in general.

Embracing Change: PEFNC supports legislation eliminating state charter school cap

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 February 2011 16:29.

RALEIGH (February 2, 2011) – Lifting North Carolina's charter school cap will help more than 20,000 families waiting for a charter school opening and allow charters to be created in 53 counties that currently do not have one, Darrell Allison, President of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, said Tuesday morning.

Some Colleges Flunking Fair Admissions Test

Written by George E. Curry on Saturday, 08 January 2011 14:51.

It’s the beginning of a new year and that means it is time for high school seniors to begin completing college applications. Increasingly, whether they get admitted will have nothing to do with their grades, their SAT scores, or their overall aptitude for college. They may end up getting denied admission to the college of their choice because of a criminal record.

Asian American Men Face Discrimination in Job Market

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 10 December 2010 22:06.

asian men discriminatonA new study by a University of Kansas sociologist shows that U.S. employers fail to pay Asian American men as much as similarly qualified white men.
"The most striking result is that native-born Asian Americans -