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MSU football recruit recalls journey from war-torn Iraq
Growing up in Iraq, senior lineman knew soccer and war. Now, after only two years of football, he’s heading to MSU        
807 points by Detroit Free Press | American football Super Bowl High school Play from scrimmage Play Football National Football League Educational years
Khaleefah's journey: From Iraqi refugee to Dearborn to MSU football
Growing up in Iraq, senior lineman knew soccer and war. Now, after only two years of football, he’s heading to MSU        
807 points by Detroit Free Press | American football Super Bowl High school Play from scrimmage Play Football Michigan State University Educational years
Dearborn’s Mustafa Khaleefah a quick study in football
Growing up in Iraq, senior lineman knew soccer and war. Now, after only two years of football, he’s heading to MSU.        
807 points by Detroit Free Press | American football Super Bowl High school Play from scrimmage Play Football Michigan State University Educational years
Winnisquam Regional Middle School honor roll
The following area students earned honors for the second quarter at Winnisquam Regional Middle School in Tilton.Grade 8 High Honors: Eveline Auger, Nathaniel Bragdon, Michael Camerato, Rachel Fife, Cooper French, Madison House, Sarah Hyson, Armand Jordan, Daniel Licata, Madison Muzzey, Maximillian...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Seventh grade American film actors Educational years Jack Sheridan Eighth grade Sixth grade American television actors
Psychologists group lobbying to tweak Nevada reading initiative
The Nevada Association of School Psychologists is lobbying legislators to eliminate the retention requirement for third-graders under the state’s Read by Grade Three initiative.
5 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Psychology Student Educational years Mental health professional United States State Clinical psychology Educational psychology
So what are kids reading these days? A whole lot of 'Wimpy Kid'
'Diary of a Wimpy Kid," author Jeff Kinney's delightful tale of a hapless middle schooler named Greg, was read by fourth-graders across the United States more than any other book last year. Fifth-graders too. And sixth- and seventh-graders. By eighth grade, S.E. Hinton's "The Outsiders" bumped...
197 points by Chicago Tribune | High school Educational years Middle school Ninth grade Diary of a Wimpy Kid Academic term University of Cambridge College
Third-grade reading bill headed to Snyder's desk
Parents will still be able to request an exemption, according to the legislation.        
274 points by Detroit Free Press | High school Education School United States Educational years Teacher Legislatures Student
Compromise reached on third-grade reading bill
The legislation could be taken up by both the state House and Senate on Wednesday.        
474 points by Detroit Free Press | United States Senate Legislatures Education Educational years Senate Student United States Congress The Bill
Porters Chapel like home for Kay Angel
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - Porters Chapel Academy feels like home to third grade teacher Kay Angel. Angel has taught at the school for 29 years and spent 17 of those years in second grade and the last 12 years in third grade. "This is the school I started with. My ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Teacher School Education Lesson plan Educational years Natchez Mississippi Certified teacher High school