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It's rarely easy to get a child out of bed, dressed, fed and off to school, especially when it's still dark outside.
After Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood understandably ruled last week that the sketchy unaccountable private school voucher scheme created by the 2013 General Assembly was unconstitutional, voucher supporters responded almost in unison with a single talking point, that somehow the judge had "trapped underprivileged children in failing schools."
In case you didn't have enough to worry about, there are signs that foreign fighters are joining up with the Islamic State : Douglas McAuthur McCain, of San Diego, California, was killed over the weekend fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham , according to the Free Syrian Army.
Not only does a higher ACT score help a student have a better chance at getting into the college of his or her choice, a higher score indicates the student is more likely to be ready to take classes at that college.
We used six indicators culled from school surveys to compare public high schools in the U.S., with graduation and college acceptance rates weighed most heavily.
The move builds on legal action roiling in the Bayou State over the standards, and it isn't entirely surprising considering the rhetoric that 2016 presidential hopeful Jindal has used regarding the standards in recent months.
New York officials recently released the results of the state's 2014 Common Core State Standards-aligned exams.
Students in Idaho will be facing a new test this coming school year, the smart-balanced assessment.
CORE. IT'S A SET OF EDUCATIONAL- STANDARDS THAT'S GETTING ROLLED- OUT IN DISTRICTS AROUND THE COUNTRY.
Longtime Arizona entrepreneur Pat Sullivan will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation event in November.
America's adolescents are chronically sleep deprived. That's what the American Academy of Pediatrics is saying in a new policy statement it released online Aug. 25. "The research is clear that adolescents who get enough sleep have a reduced risk of being overweight or suffering depression, are less likely to be involved in automobile accidents and ... (more)
For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift.
American kids are getting ready to head back to school. But the schools they're heading back to differ dramatically by family income.
Delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new policy.
Police say Timothy McNerney, a Washington & Jefferson College student and football player, was walking from a bar back to campus in October 2012 when he and a friend were attacked.
Gov. Rick Scott on Monday will roll out a series of education proposals that touches on everything from high-stakes testing to the cost of college and represents a break from some of the signature moves put in place by former Gov. Jeb Bush.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 02:47 am
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