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4 hrs ago | KMBC-TV
Video of a fight at Washington High School in Kansas City, Kansas, has some questioning how safe the school is. Police confirmed that the fight happened between two students about 3 p.m. Monday.
4 hrs ago | News 4 Jax
VIDEO: Crime alert notice as JSO searches for wanted registered sex offender, Joseph Jordan. According to police Jordan was spotted on the UNF campus after officers received a complaint that he had committed a lewd act at a San Marco yoga facility.
6 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald
For the second straight year, two Bulloch County public schools were recognized as two of the top performers under the state's accountability system.
9 hrs ago | Grayson News Gazette
She went on to say that looking at the data, it is clear that there was "a spike in the data in 2012, a levelling in 2013, and then our highest scores ever in 2014." High school juniors statewide are required to take the test, and GCHS students devote 30 minutes at the beginning of each school day to preparing for the ACT.
10 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
William Rivera, a former IUP student, surrendered Tuesday to face charges that he stabbed a man near the campus last weekend. INTO CUSTODY.
13 hrs ago | WHDH
Boston schools may forego the MCAS standardized tests for most students. According to the Boston Globe, the test would be replaced with an online testing system for students in the third through eighth grade.
18 hrs ago | The Peekskill Daily Voice
PEEKSKILL, N.Y. The Field Library is hosting a PSAT Test Preparation Session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20. A Kaplan Practice Test will help to prepare those who attend for the real thing.
There is no getting around standardized testing, assuming that you are a high school student planning to apply to college at some point. And while there is a growing list of colleges that do not require standardized testing, most college-going students will at some point have to endure the torture that is studying for the ACT or SAT.
Education commissioner Pam Stewart ended the Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading, known as the FAIR test, in kindergarten through second grade. In its place, teachers will observe children's reading abilities in a more informal setting than the online exam, which recently suffered glitches.
My first school conference didn't go so well. My husband was out of town, so I was going in alone.
People are being urged to dust off their coffee cups, get creative in the kitchen and hold an afternoon tea party to help raise A 70,000 for breast cancer treatment, care and research at Addenbrooke's. This year, Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust , the dedicated charity for Addenbrooke's and the Rosie, is relaunching its appeal to beat breast cancer and is hoping to raise A 70,000 for a new ultrasound scanner and vital research into breast medicine at the Cambridge Breast Unit at Addenbrooke's.
Keep an open mind when answering logic questions and avoid trying to guess the answer before looking at the options. The LSAT is a dreaded four-letter acronym that can make or break a student's law school application , and all applicants will need to take this exam.
Along with data collected by the federal government via IPEDS , information compiled by the Common Data Set pretty much forms the basis for metrics used to power the college ranking industry. These same numbers and statistics populate any number of guides, websites, and search engines sold to college-bound students and their families who have come to rely on them for making decisions related to "fit" and likelihood of admission.
Cathedral High School starts the new school year buoyed by high ACT scores, a new principal, a number of new staff, and several initiatives to further improve the curriculum, school climate and facilities. Among other things, St. Anthony Elementary reports the addition of an after-school care program, a new Home and School Association, curriculum and facility updates, and initiatives to further strengthen Catholic identity, healthy lifestyles, instructional technology, and the individualization of instruction.
Ten years ago consumers were still reading paper books instead of eBooks on Kindles and other eReaders. Ten years ago consumers were still thinking of smartwatches as a science fiction device on their favorite TV show.
Explaining a low GPA can be difficult and it requires you to examine your GPA's trend. Consider the following scenarios: a Scenario A - 3.0 GPA, upward trend - You goofed off for your first few semesters and didn't weigh the consequences.
Students earn college degrees, recognition Students from Wayne, Westland and Garden City have received college honors. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/westland/2014/09/14/wayne-westland-garden-city-college-achievers/15405637/ a Julie Moffitt of Westland has been named to the Spring Honors List for the 2013-2014 academic year at Concordia University.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:06 pm
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