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3 hrs ago | RedOrbit
A new study from researchers at MIT slated to appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science has shown a distinct disconnect between performances on standardized tests and students' cognitive abilities.
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7 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
The Muscogee County School District improved its high school graduation rate by 5.3 percent this year and continued to surpass the state average, according to data released Wednesday.
10 hrs ago | Houston Press
Dr. Billy Reagan is 83 years old and even though his days as superintendent of the Houston ISD are long behind him, he still keeps a careful watch over the largest public school district in the state.
11 hrs ago | Edwize
Just 60 of New York City's 404 High Schools Produce More Than Two-Thirds of the Students Who 'Pass' the SAT College Entrance Exam The city announced with great fanfare last week that the number of high school seniors taking the SAT college entrance exam increased by 53 percent since 2002 and that SAT scores for New York City students increased ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com
For the third year in a row, the Chattanooga All-Star Band donated their Riverbend performance fee to the Orange Grove Center, bringing the total raised to over $3,000.
12 hrs ago | Herald Gazette
After nearly two years of contract negotiations, Regional School Unit 40 Board of Directors announced it has reached a settlement with the Medomak Valley Education Association.
13 hrs ago | Medical Daily
High school is weird. There's no delicate way of saying it, unfortunately. Over the perilous four years, students go through puberty, develop acne and love interests, plant the seeds of their collegiate future, and spend an inordinate amount of time looking in the mirror - all this on top of filling their primary role of student.
17 hrs ago | Patch.com
At a recent board meeting, the Comsewogue Board of Education recognized one of their students after achieving a perfect score on the ACT, a feat that only a small percentage of the 2013 test takers accomplished.
Across the state, parents and teachers have been speaking out against the new learning standards called Common Core, but when state education officials came to the city, they got a different response.
The university hosted a day-long symposium that looked back at the history of education measurement, the problems associated with the new Common Core backlash, and future of standardized testing.
In classes of no more than 15, students are given one-on-one attention, voice-to-speech technologies, learning spaces with minimal distractions, hands-on-activities and printed lecture notes, says Shelly Chandler, Beacon's vice president for academic affairs.
But some of the standardized testing numbers presented at Monday night's board of education meeting are causing concern for the schools.
Socorro Independent School District educator Jennifer Davila waited for Arielle Gallegos to choose between two books during a book giveaway at the Campestre Elementary School library Monday.
We told you about senior Rob Simpson's feat last before Thanksgiving. Turns out Simpson's SM East symphony peer Kevin Xu notched a 36 on the test when he took it in mid-October as well.
Knox County school teachers say if schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre had more classroom experience they would have more confidence in his leadership skills.
Educators, parents, students and community members are fed up with the New York State education system.
Students, teachers, and community groups are launching coordinated marches, town hall meetings, and teach-ins Monday in over 60 cities across the United States, demanding an end to the austerity, standardized testing, privatization, and union-busting they say is gutting public schools nationwide.