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SAT exam undergoes an intense makeover

The College Board announced the changes in March but today released detailed explanations and specifications, including sample questions.


 President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden this afternoon are expected to discuss revised criteria for the Trade Adjustment Assistance and Community College and Career Training competitive grant program.

Obama, Biden visit to CCAC West will center on job training grants

The White House is refocusing a $500 million grant program on job training programs that involve partnerships with regional employers.



Obituary: John Gaisford / Surgeon, vet who founded the West Penn Burn Center

John Gaisford worked in a mobile army surgical hospital in the Pacific theater and wrote a book about it.



Duquesne school fact-finder rejects achievement as a salary measure

Duquesne teachers are being asked to agree to link student achievement to their raises.


Nation


Resolute Boston remembers victims of marathon bombings

The city marked the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday by honoring the dead and wounded.



Court upholds EPA's emissions standards

The appeals court rejected state and industry challenges to the emissions rules.


 

World


Ukraine sends troops to curb unrest

The Ukrainian military landed airborne troops at an airport about 25 miles south of Slovyansk.



Russians get warped view of Ukraine

Political analysts say Moscow's propaganda campaign reflects a new brazenness on the part of Russian officials


 
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Pa. seeks U.S. flexibility in new emissions rules

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is urging flexible new pollution emissions rules for existing coal-fired power



Pa. Cyber Charter teachers join union

Teachers at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School have voted for representation by the PSEA.


 

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