Health official: States should post local vaccination info
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Health official: States should post local vaccination info

NEW YORK (AP) — How many kids are vaccinated at your child’s school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out. Last school year, only 21 states posted vaccination rates for individual schools, school districts, counties or areas of the state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been quietly … Continue reading

Va. schools get 4-year waiver extension on No Child Left Behind standards
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Va. schools get 4-year waiver extension on No Child Left Behind standards

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia will continue to get relief from federal education requirements and No Child Left Behind-era sanctions The Virginia Department of Education says federal officials have approved the state’s request for a four-year extension of its Elementary and Secondary Education Act flexibility waiver originally approved in 2012. State Superintendent of Public Instruction … Continue reading

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Opus College of Business Invites Community to “Find Your Answer”

  MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 9, 2015–Why would a school put the viability of its core product up for public debate by asking whether an MBA is worthwhile—on its own website? The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business is launching a new webpage and advertising campaign to encourage people to join in thought-provoking discussions and … Continue reading

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VCU president calls SATs ‘flawed,’ stressing GPA instead

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University is stressing grades over SAT scores. President Michael Rao announced Tuesday that the Richmond school no longer will require applicants with a high school grade point average of 3.3 or higher to submit SAT scores. He made the announcement during his annual state of the university. … Continue reading