Does Homework Improve Academic Achievement? | Duke Today

A poll conducted for the Associated Press earlier this year found that about 57 percent of parents felt their child was assigned about the right amount of homework. Another 23 percent thought it was too little, 19 percent thought it was too much.

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10% Off Art Classes with Duke Discount | Duke Today

Visit the Duke PERQS employee discount program webpage to find the coupon code. The discount can be extended to family members. Jacqueline Wachholz, Rubenstein Library's director of the Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History, receives 10 percent off when her 7-year-old daughter, Eva, attends art camp.

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Share the Love with Valentine’s Day Discounts | Duke Today

Share the Love with Valentine’s Day Discounts . Celebrate with cupcakes, flowers, a Nasher membership and more Duke Performances offers 15 percent off Duke employee tickets to nearly every show. A Duke ID is required at the time of purchase, and the deal is limited to two tickets. Employees save 20 percent with a special coupon code

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number of $5-off coupons for greens fees. At the Duke Golf Club shop, pick up a dozen Duke logo golf balls ($28-$60), a club cover ($19) or a divot tool with a magnetic ball marker ($16). Information: 490-0999 or Touchable Art Gallery DUKE EYE CENTER, ERWIN ROAD Purchase three-dimensional artwork displayed for the

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Discounts on State Fair Tickets | Duke Today

Between Sept. 29 and Oct. 1, Duke faculty and staff can get a discount on admission and ride tickets for the 2005 North Carolina State Fair, which will take place Oct. 14 “ 23 at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Duke employees can get a $1 discount off of the normal admission price of $6 for adults and $2 for children. In addition a sheet of 24 ride coupons, which normally cost $18

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Get More Bark for Your Buck with Pet Discounts | Duke Today

Duke employees with furry, feathered or scaly family members can receive 10 percent off pet supplies, vet visits, daycare and more through PERQs, the employee discount program. Have a pet sitter visit your homeEight years ago in a Duke parking lot, Kate Walker fed pieces of a pretzel from her lunchbox to a hungry stray kitten living in bushes near Jack Coombs Field.

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50 Percent Off Duke University Press Books | Duke Today

Starting today through May 15, Duke University Press is hosting an online sale of all in-stock titles at 50 percent off list price.The sale is only being offered online by using coupon code, SPECSALE. Customers who buy six or more books receive a free Duke University Press tote bag.

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5 Ways to Make the Holidays Easier | Duke Today

Whether you shop, travel or visit with family and friends during the holidays, Duke's employee discount program can ease the holiday pressure with 10 to 20 percent savings on activities and services.Jennifer Sider makes her holiday travels less stressful by using a PERQS discount for FastPark & Relax, an airport parking service at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

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No Place Like Home | Duke Today

Duke senior housekeeping supervisor Sheriffe Blake and her two sons, Shondale Conley, on the left, and Mahlik Conley, on the right, settle into their new Northeast Durham home.When Bridgit Holmes closes on her first house, her favorite room will be the TV room. It’ll have plush chairs to sink into with a blanket and a good book. The TV remote will sit within reach, and everything will smell

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Duke White Pages Go Green | Duke Today

The Duke University Office of Information Technology (OIT) will be accepting old Duke phone directories for recycling at designated recycling and pick-up points on December 12 and 13. Duke faculty, staff and students can drop off their old phone books and pick up 2007-08 phone books between 9 a.m

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Gifts from Duke | Duke Today

Washington Duke Inn 3001 Cameron Blvd. Spring for dinner in the four-star Fairview Dining Room (around $50 per person) or an Executive Club membership ($299) that gives discounts on meals, rooms and pro-shop items, as well as an unlimited number of $5-off coupons for greens fees. At the Duke Golf Club shop, pick up a dozen Duke logo golf balls

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