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How Bill Gates pulled off the swift Common Core revolution

posted Dec 18, 2014, 2:39 PM by Jill Randazzo

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated money for the development of what would become known as the Common Core State Standards. The foundation was also able to get political support across the country. Read more about it in How Bill Gates pulled off the swift Common Core revolution. There is also an interview with Bill Gates with the Washington Post’s Lyndsey Layton.

Lessons From The Language Boot Camp For Mormon Missionaries

posted Dec 18, 2014, 2:28 PM by Jill Randazzo

The Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah is known as the MTC. The MTC is the largest language training school for the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At the MTC, language is taught through a context-based method. Each year, around 36,000 students attend the center before they leave on missions to spread the Mormon faith around the world. In just weeks, the students will be fluent enough in foreign language to spread the gospel. Read more in Lessons From The Language Boot Camp For Mormon Missionaries.

PHOTO GALLERY: Salem High School 2014 graduation

posted Dec 18, 2014, 2:17 PM by Jill Randazzo

Check out the PHOTO GALLERY: Salem High School 2014 graduation. In 2014, Salem High School had a graduating class of 275.

Salem High School 2014 valedictorian Emma Williamson's graduation speech

posted Dec 18, 2014, 2:15 PM by Jill Randazzo

Emma Williamson was Salem High School's 2014 valedictorian. Read her "Creativity vs. Structure" speech in Salem High School 2014 valedictorian Emma Williamson's graduation speech.

Classical valedictorian Zachary Say reminds classmates, ‘Life is a gift’

posted Dec 18, 2014, 2:07 PM by Jill Randazzo   [ updated Dec 18, 2014, 2:11 PM ]

At the Classical High School graduation ceremony, Zachary Say was the valedictorian. Read about what he said at the commencement ceremony and his accomplishments in Classical valedictorian Zachary Say reminds classmates, ‘Life is a gift’

Speaker to English grads: Don’t be afraid to take risks

posted Dec 18, 2014, 2:04 PM by Jill Randazzo

English High School had 430 graduates in the 2014 class. Read about the English graduation ceremony in Speaker to English grads: Don’t be afraid to take risks.

Cowdell urges graduates to take pride in Classical, Lynn

posted Dec 18, 2014, 2:01 PM by Jill Randazzo

Classical High School keynote speaker James Cowdell urged the 2014 graduating class to take pride in their school and their city. Read about Classical High School's graduation ceremony in Classical High School keynote speaker James Cowdell

Salem High: A class with many talents

posted Dec 18, 2014, 1:47 PM by Jill Randazzo

Salem High School had 275 graduates in 2014. Read about the graduation ceremony and the Andrews Scholars in Salem High: A class with many talents.

Fecteau-Leary grads urged to persevere

posted Dec 18, 2014, 1:42 PM by Jill Randazzo

Twenty-one students graduated from Lynn's alternative high school in 2014. Read about the celebratory ceremony in Fecteau-Leary grads urged to persevere.

Revere grads told to apply classroom lessons

posted Dec 18, 2014, 1:34 PM by Jill Randazzo   [ updated Dec 18, 2014, 1:35 PM ]

Read about the Revere High School 2014 graduation at Suffolk Downs in Revere grads told to apply classroom lessons.

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