Scientists surprised at how John Glenn handled rigors of space

BETHESDA, Md. -- John Glenn's 77-year-old body handled the rigors of space every bit as well as astronauts roughly half his age, NASA scientists said Friday in disclosing some of the lessons they...

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Nonessential work suspended at SRS plant after plutonium storage incident

...expectations for safe work performance, to engage with operations staff to ensure that appropriate disciplined operational rigor is being applied ... and to reinforce accountability for safety top to bottom in the organization," Giusti told Clements...

Parents should help ensure children's academic rigor

...longitudinal study completed by the National Center for Education Statistics, success in college correlates most directly with the rigor of one's high school curriculum, not SAT scores.STUDENTS MAY NOT want to be challenged academically, but they need to...

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Dual-enrollment program expands at Augusta Tech

...point where they believe their child needs to be challenged more, and we are an affordable option for them to experience the rigor of a college environment," Kennedy said.Inari Matthews, 17, is a senior at Cross Creek High School in south Augusta and...

Teachers begin prep for Milestones

...trying to break old habits and adapt to the new system's "rigor."The Georgia Milestones are meant to replace the current...we can't expect them to do well. The big word now is 'rigor.' We have to bring more rigors to our tests."

Ex-South Carolina football star Marcus Lattimore retires from NFL before he can start

...snap because of two serious knee injuries while he was in college, and he has decided his knees might not hold up through the rigors of a 16-game season.Lattimore informed the San Francisco 49ers he will retire, two years after blowing out his right knee...

Barnes' education reform focuses on the wrong issues

...none has really focused upon curriculum rigor. In my comparative analysis of state standards...norm-referenced tests. Since curriculum rigor was not a priority in the education reform...due process rights, enhancing curriculum rigor, and improving teacher effectiveness...

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Academic excellence pays off for C.T. Walker in award

...that pushes leadership and service in every aspect. This daily rigor and the results it has produced have made C.T. Walker the...Kelly said the goal is to help students move on to other high-rigor campuses in the district such as A.R. Johnson Health Science...

Board hears school plans

...board members were receptive to a plan to increase the academic rigor for all high school students, but a few concerns were raised...have a hard time with classes as they are, and increasing the rigor will only make it that much more difficult for them. If the...

Lawmakers demand more Toyota reports

WASHINGTON --- A House committee on Friday questioned the rigor of Toyota's tests of sudden-acceleration complaints, challenging the automaker's commitment to finding the causes of safety...