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More proms are becoming platforms

...said."Proms are a very traditional part of the high school experience," said Asaf Orr, staff attorney at the National Center for Lesbian Rights, which supported her case. "Participating in those events as your whole self, that's really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-25/more-proms-are-becoming-platforms
Athens couple welcomes quadruplets after miscarriage

...quadruplets, with the rate of triplet or higher births declining every year since a high in 1998, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. They were almost all born premature ? 96 percent were preterm, and nearly 70 percent were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-24/athens-coupled-blessed-four-
Electronics can be recycled to keep materials out of Augusta landfill

...county, Videtto said. Pickups are done about twice a year, she said.Jason Linnell, the executive director of the National Center for Electronics Recycling, said electronics have both valuable parts and hazardous materials that need to stay out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-21/electronics-can-be-recycled-k
Safety of court-storming in question again

...conferences and schools?"Celebrations are going to happen. We know that," said Dr. Lou Marciani, who directs the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security at Southern Mississippi. "But we have to do a better job of encouraging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-24/safety-court-storming-que
James Patterson launches grant program for school libraries

...library staffing. More than 8,000 public schools nationwide did not have libraries in 2011-12, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics."A lot of schools also don't have as many books as they should have," said Patterson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-03-12/james-patterson-launches
Opened Cuba has much to offer global community

...recent Ebola crisis in Africa? Or that Raul Castro's daughter, Mariela Castro Espin ? director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education ? is, remarkably, an activist for LGBT rights? YES, CUBA REMAINS socialist ? but so is most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-08/opened-cuba-has-
Why You Should Consider Trade School Instead of College

...an automatic choice when they graduate from high school. The reason is obvious ? more income. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, a college degree accounted for $15,000 in additional income per year versus a high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-03-09/why-you-s
Report says many college students don't finish in 4 years

...percent of students completing a bachelor's degree in four years and 29 percent finishing in six, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.Slow completion rates also plagued the former Augusta State University before consolidation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-01/report-says-many-college-
Dignity, darkly defined

...states introduced so-called death-with-dignity bills just in the past year, according to the Death with Dignity National Center.Public opinion aligns mostly on the right-to-die side, according to a Pew Research Center poll, which last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-07/dignity-darkly-define
Georgia child deaths up, report says

...published increases could also be the result of better reporting from local officials, warns Teri Covington of the National Center for the Review and Prevention of Child Deaths."There's always a tendency to focus on child welfare (agencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-16/ga-child-deaths-report-s