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Watch What Your Children Will See in School Today

President Obama will deliver his back-to-school speech today, 9/28/11, at 12:30pm CST. Schools around the nation are expected, but not required to tune in.  You can watch what your children will (or will not) see in school today on the White House website

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Nominate Your Favorite Teacher for LEF Awards

KTDY is pleased to announce that nomination forms for this year’s Lafayette Education Foundation Teacher Awards are now available! LEF is seeking nominations for their 14th annual Awards to be held on Thursday, January 26th, 2012. This event is the perfect time to say thank you to that special teacher who has made a difference in the life of a student or family.

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5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

Fall means school, and school means homework, and homework –- for many a family -– means stress and arguments. But getting homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Here are a few easy ways for parents to make the routine a little easier for kids.

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Wear Red on Friday for the University of Louisiana – Lafayette on National College Colors Day

Attention all Ragin’ Cajun Alumni and Fans: No matter your zip code, it’s time again to celebrate WEARING RED!
On Friday, Sept 2, 2011, the sixth annual WEAR RED Day will be held in conjunction with National College Colors Day. YOUR university encourages you to WEAR RED!

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New High School Allows Students to Earn College Degree and Land Job with IBM

The IBM International Foundation and the New York City Public Schools have collaborated to create the new Pathways in Technology Early College High School, which will open in September.

Dubbed “P-Tech,” students can earn a standard four-year diploma, or opt to stay for two extra years — after which they’ll graduate with an associate’s degree in computer science from CUNY’s College of Technology (City Tech) for free. They can then continue their studies at City Tech, attend other colleges and apply the credits they’ve already earned, or be considered for employment by IBM’s IT department and at other companies.

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How Much Does That College Degree Really Cost?

Prospective college students can get a better idea of how much their education will cost  by investigating their options on the National Center for Education Statistics website. The U.S. Department of Education's College Naviga

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What’s the Most Well-Read City In America?

So, you're thinking of catching up on some reading this summer? Well, you're not alone.

Amazon.com has come out with its list of the most well-read cities in America. The website created its rankings by looking sales of books, magazines and newspapers in print and on the Kindle since January 1 of this year.

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Take This Job And Shove It

Are You Happy With Your Job?

The people who are whistling while they work aren’t who you think! A recent survey uncovered the top 10 happiest careers in America, and the results are somewhat surprising.  Biotechnology careers topped the list, followed by (believe it or not) customer service jobs, and then jobs in the education field.

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1/1/11 Contest

A California high school teacher named Ron Gordon wants us to celebrate today with a fun contest.  He's declared today "Ones Upon a Day," and he's encouraging everyone to write a story or poem that starts out with that line.  The top 11 entries will win the grand prize of $11.11. 

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