Why a lack of recruitment may not be Sheffield Wednesday’s biggest problem this summer

Why a lack of recruitment may not be Sheffield Wednesday’s biggest problem this summer

When Carlos Carvalhal revealed at the end of May his intention to bring ‘four or five’ new players to Sheffield Wednesday, few would have predicted the Owls’ current predicament. Two and a half months on and two games into the new Championship season, George Boyd remains the only fresh face at Hillsborough, despite one or two glaring holes in Carvalhal’s squad. Carlos Carvalhal, manager of Sheffield Wednesday It has become evident over the past few weeks that financial fair play is more of a factor than many Wednesdayites had initially envisioned, but surely the Portuguese…

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Hannibal High dual-credit program expands to include juniors; online, summer courses added

Hannibal High dual-credit program expands to include juniors; online, summer courses added

  The first big leap in Hannibal High School’s (HHS) Dual Credit program is poised to offer classes during summer for the first time, preparing more students for the college experience while they receive higher-education credits at a reduced rate. The first big leap in Hannibal High School’s (HHS) Dual Credit program is poised to offer classes during summer for the first time, preparing more students for the college experience while they receive higher-education credits at a reduced rate. Assistant Superintendent Darin Powell said college dual-credit courses have been available…

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Why Take Online Courses Over the Summer

Why Take Online Courses Over the Summer

After all the exams, essays, class projects, and lectures, the last thing you want to be concerned with is taking a class over the summer. Seriously! Summer is for sunny weather, sandy beaches, top-down car drives, and rocked out concerts. But before you leave all the summer classes to the nerds and bookworms, think again. Free time is always in high demand but giving up a few minutes each day over the summercould translate into being ahead of the class when the fall semester rolls in. When I was an…

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Sindh’s educational institutes: Summer break from 1st of Ramazan

Sindh’s educational institutes: Summer break from 1st of Ramazan

KARACHI: All public and private educational institutes in Sindh will now be closed for the summer holidays from the first day of Ramazan. A notification issued by the Sindh government stated that all public and private educational institutes across the province will be observing their summer vacations from the 1st of Ramazan, said to begin at the end of this month, till July 31. Educational institutes will thus reopen on August 1. The reasons given for the change in the dates of the summer break are the high temperatures prevalent…

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Illinois Schools Opt for Virtual Summer Learning Programs

Illinois Schools Opt for Virtual Summer Learning Programs

WESTMONT, Ill. (AP) — Some Illinois school districts are revamping their summer school programs this year with virtual programs designed to allow students to complete lessons outside of the classroom. But education experts are worried that online learning programs aren’t the best approach for younger students, the Chicago Tribune reported (http://trib.in/2oX6GV1 ). They are questioning whether the move is due to the school districts’ desire to cut costs and redirect money at a time when the state is $13 billion behind in allocating school funds due to the budget impasse….

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Post navigation LAUSD summer school had better teaching, higher grades and 758 graduates in August

Post navigation LAUSD summer school had better teaching, higher grades and 758 graduates in August

Innovative summer school practices are credited with helping 758 students graduate through a credit recovery program, and grades were significantly higher as LA Unified went out of its way to increase the quality of the teachers giving the summer school instruction. “We are emphatically keeping high standards for summer school like we do during the school year,” said Beyond the Bell administrator Betsy Castillo, giving the summer school report to the Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Equity Committeethis week. In the past, any teacher with any credential could teach summer school, but…

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David Moyes admits lack of summer recruitment could cost Sunderland dear

David Moyes admits lack of summer recruitment could cost Sunderland dear

David Moyes has made it plain that Sunderland will be practically doomed to relegation unless his squad is strengthened significantly in January. “I think we know we’re going to have to improve on what we’ve got to give ourselves a chance,” the manager said, following the 3-2 home defeat againstCrystal Palace on Saturday. “Ultimately you have to have good players on the pitch and, at the moment, we’re not getting enough good players on the pitch. We need to get a better team, it’s as simple as that. We need…

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Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Summer Semester 2015

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Summer Semester 2015

Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web this summer for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly-updating guide to improving your life with free, online college-level classes. Let’s get started. Orientation: What Is Lifehacker U? Whether you’re headed to college for the first time or you’re back in classes after a relaxing summer vacation, or long out of school and interested in learning something new, now’s the time to…

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Get Your Kids Learning and Building This Summer with Maker Camp 2015

Get Your Kids Learning and Building This Summer with Maker Camp 2015

If you’re looking for a great way to squash any summer boredom, Maker Camp teaches kids how to build all kinds of cool projects right at home, for free. Maker Camp is an online summer camp for kids over the age of eight who are interested in hacking, technology, DIY projects, crafting, and learning. Here’s how it works: you and your kids sign up at Makercamp.com, then every day new project videos for them to work on will be posted on the site. The videos, hosted by Maker Camp’s “counselors,”…

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