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  1. NC judge: Private school vouchers unconstitutionalRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    ... requirements, violating the state constitution's guarantee for students to have an opportunity to a sound basic education, Hobgood said. "The Opportunity Scholarships would provide taxpayer funds to private schools without regard to whether these ...


  2. Traffic delays on Prescott will continue; North Fremont shooting leaves one injured: North and NE Portland newsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Portland police officers check over the scene of a shooting that took place Wednesday afternoon in North Portland.


  3. Readers react: Louisiana Superintendent's take on national ACT scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    ... which use students' most recent tests, Louisiana's score declined slightly. But the Louisiana Department of Education challenged ACT's methodology. Education Superintendent John White prefers students' best scores, which results in Louisiana's ...


  4. New, more difficult standardized tests lead to drop in achievementRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    Nearly one-third of Virginia public schools will not achieve full accreditation for this school year based on their Standards of Learning test results, state education officials said.


  5. The More They Know, the Less They Like Common CoreRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    It's poll season, and two annual education polls find most public attitudes about education policies are consistent with past years, but this year shows a sharp change on Common Core national education mandates.


  6. Books college freshmen should have read over the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    It has become a common practice at many colleges and universities to assign to incoming freshmen a book or other reading selection over the summer -sometimes as a requirement, sometimes just as a suggestion - so they can all come together to participate in a discussion about a particular theme during the school year.


  7. State's Virtual School Program renamedRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Goose Creek Gazette

    State Superintendent of Education Mick Zais announced on Aug. 19 that the South Carolina Virtual School Program will now be known as VirtualSC.


  8. Who says 80 percent of Oregon's young people should go to college? They doRead the original story

    14 hrs ago |

    ... with reality." So what do young Oregonians think? Do they think college and its benefits are being overhyped by education and political leaders? Or do they want and expect to go to college? Naturally, the group of students taking the ACT ...


  9. NC judge: private school vouchers unconstitutional RALEIGH, N.C. a " A...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... requirements, violating the state constitution's guarantee for students to have an opportunity to a sound basic education. Hobgood said it's also unconstitutional for public funds to go to privately run and managed schools. The judge said money must ...


  10. District ACT scores above state, national averageRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    ... The state still needs an assessment program, which would not have an exit exam component. The State Department of Education must have a replacement by Sept. 30, taking effect next spring Laurence, Yarborough and Director of Administration Randy ...


  11. North Carolina Judge Rules Private School Voucher Program UnconstitutionalRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... in May. "Vouchers for private schools are an affront to a state that has a long and cherished history of public education," said Rodney Ellis, a plaintiff and president of the North Carolina Association of Educators, in a December statement. "Using ...


  12. New group PRO-ACT to host vigil in Port Arthur in wake of Ferguson incidentRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    ... "We're an organization that focuses on building our community and improving quality of life through awareness, education and proactive measures that address the issues of our time," he said. "This is a nation-wide issue, so we're inviting everybody ...


  13. In Colorado, most know the value of school testingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

    ... the value of measuring student achievement. As reported by Chalkbeat Colorado , an online publication focusing on education, about 500 more Colorado students declined to take the test in 2014 than in 2013. The 2014 opt-out rate is a scant ...


  14. Mercy High School graduate returns as presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and first alumna in the 54-year history of the girls' school to serve as president. A product of Catholic school education, she graduated first from St. Joseph's School in Cockeysville, and then in 1985 from Mercy High, located at East Northern ...


  15. 7 Awesome back-to-school practices you should try this yearRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | She Knows

    Caroline Duda has years of experience as an SAT tutor for Varsity Tutors. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


  16. Harford school board approves changes for drug-detecting dog policyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... to the office to avoid embarrassing him or her. It is the most significant change the Harford County Board of Education approved at Monday's school board meeting to the school system's policy and procedures governing searches using drug-sniffing ...


  17. ACT Report for 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday | CA Dept of Education

    ... lable for several months. For more information on college and career readiness, visit the California Department of Education's Career Readiness Campaign Web page.


  18. Overall ACT scores unchanged in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Inter-Mountain

    The average score of West Virginia students taking the ACT college entrance exam remained the same for the fourth straight year. Students showed a slight improvement in reading scores at 21.4. Scores were unchanged in science at 20.6 and math at 19.5, while English scores dipped slightly to 20.4.


  19. News, Sports, Jobs, WV, Community InformationRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Inter-Mountain

    A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virgini.


  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | KOTA Television

    One KOTA Territory school has received citations for findings after a USDA compliance inspection.