Education

 Haley Rowe, left, an eighth-grade student at the Bahrain school, and classmates begin work on an assignment handed out by their teacher, Tim Falls, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Classes started earlier this week at the Bahrain School.    Chris Church/Stars and Stripes

DODEA focuses on new math standards

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August 28, 2015

The youngest students in Department of Defense-run schools worldwide will be the first introduced to new math standards, part of a wider rollout of a new curriculum designed to conform to national education standards.

Other changes are...

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Dr. Katherine Mitchell, a whistleblower who helped uncover a nationwide scandal in veterans' health care, outside her Phoenix VA workplace. Mitchell developed a guide to academic accommodations for disabled veterans after her VA bosses exiled her to an empty clinic in retaliation for reporting patient care problems.  Heath Druzin/Stars and Stripes

Academic accommodations can aid troubled veterans

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August 24, 2015

PHOENIX — Relocated to an empty clinic in the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System after going public about dangerous patient care problems, Dr. Katherine Mitchell needed a project to stay busy.

With the rate of suicides...

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Guam overcomes tough injury to win opener

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August 25, 2015

AGANA HEIGHTS, Guam – Jujuan King might have fallen off his game after watching his brother Juan suffer a broken right leg during Guam High’s season-opening football game against Tiyan on Saturday.

Instead, the senior quarterback accounted...

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Go back to school with TRICARE

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August 25, 2015

It’s August and many families have begun their back to school preparations. For younger children and adolescents, this means getting all necessary medical care and screenings. For older children, this means making sure they know how to get the...

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