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Education
3:12 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Meet Murray State International Student David Song

Murray State University's Institute for International Studies recruits students to Murray State and addresses their needs, offers an English as a Second Language program, and manages the University's Education Abroad program. As of this Tuesday, Fall Enrollment counts 824 international students on campus: 468 in undergraduate programs, 344 in graduate programs. On Sounds Good, we meet one of the graduate students: David Song of Seoul, South Korea.

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Education
9:31 am
Thu September 18, 2014

How To Make The Most Of Your 10 Minutes With Teacher

LA Johnson/NPR

Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 8:11 am

So you finally get the chance to meet one on one with your child's teacher — now what?

Like a good Boy Scout, be prepared: Educators agree that doing your homework before a parent-teacher conference can make a big difference.

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Education
1:43 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Austin Peay Responds to Tennessee Promise

Credit www.apsu.edu

The Tennessee Promise, a state program that will cover tuition and fees for new high school graduates to attend state community and technical colleges, is set to begin in the fall of 2015, and has some 4-year institutions changing their recruitment strategies.

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Education
9:27 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Meet The 2014 Winners Of The MacArthur 'Genius Grants'

U.S. cartoonist Alison Bechdel works Sept. 2 in her studio at the castle of Civitella Ranieri, central Italy.
Riccardo De Luca MacArthur Foundation

Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 6:54 am

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Education
4:07 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

'A' Is For Apps: Teachers Share Top Digital Tools Of The Trade

Teachers are incorporating mobile technology and a digital sensibility into classroom lessons with assignments such as this one: to caption a historical photograph for teacher Nicholas Ferroni's high school history class in Union, N.J.
Courtesy of Nicholas Ferroni

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 8:06 am

Nestled between Julia Auster's fantasy football app and Facebook Messenger is a relatively new bucket of apps: the education tools she uses in the French classes she teaches at Robert Adams Middle School in Holliston, Mass.

Auster isn't alone.

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Education
4:57 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

New Electronic Resources at Calloway County Library

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with an update on the Library's activities, from the upcoming trip to Stones River National Battlefield, a recap of the first meeting of the new Friends of the Library program and an overview of some of the new electronic resources made available with a library card.

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Education
2:37 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Judge Expected to Make Decision on Cuba Elementary Case Soon

Credit Paul Schaumburg

Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd is expected to make a decision soon in the lawsuit over the closure of Graves County's Cuba Elementary School.

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Education
3:54 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

MSU Professor Awarded $459,000 Grant to Examine Salamander Predation

Credit Murray State University

A Murray State biology professor and his Georgia counterpart will use a nearly a half of a million dollar grant to examine the predator ecology of salamanders over the next five years.  

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Education
12:25 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Madisonville Community College Receives $1.3 Million for MSU Post-Secondary Education Building

Credit Madisonville Community College

Madisonville Community College has reached a fifth of its goal towards a Murray State University Postsecondary Education building on campus. 

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Education
12:48 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Murray State Ranked 9th Best Public University in the South

Credit nse.org

Murray State University is ranked 9th among the top public regional universities in the South. 

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