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  1. NYSUT to Regents: Read the Exams.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WGY-AM Albany

    Standardized testing associated with the Common Core is over for the year, but the debate over their composition is far from over. Today the president of the New York State United Teachers union called for members of the Board of Regents to personally review the exams so they can respond to concerns about the appropriateness of certain questions, the length of the exams and their difficulty.


  2. Education Today a " April 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Host Kitty Kelly Epstein talks with Dr. Sheryl Lutjens, a scholar who has studied Cuban education in person for 20 years. What is unique... Host Kitty Kelly Epstein talks with Dr. Sheryl Lutjens, a scholar who has studied Cuban education in person for 20 years.


  3. Intellectual Property - IPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Sand Trap

    What I'm saying is that if anyone is going to hold a strong stance about the intellectual property of one item they should hold the same stance in all intellectual property issues.. ie they can't cherry pick which is more of an egregious moral slip per se.


  4. The e-mails fly over One Newark, the controversial N.J. city school planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... systems." Payne organized a meeting last month between community leaders in Newark and the U.S. Department of Education, which is investigating seven separate complaints of civil rights violations stemming from One Newark. The plan is the signature ...


  5. Florida ranked No. 1 school for student athletes by STACKRead the original story

    Friday | Alligator Army

    Florida is ranked the No. 1 school for athletes by the latest issue of STACK magazine, which would be a truly prestigious honor - if I had had any idea what STACK prior to this week, or thought the methodology used to arrive at this ranking were in any way rigorous.


  6. Tens of Thousands of New York Students Refuse TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... (like most) has committed, as well as belittling objections to the same. "My position was, the department of education had not done a good job in introducing the Common Core, and they had rushed it, so we said, for a period of five years, the test ...


  7. Colorado Student Testing Debate Down To 2 BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    The final days of the 2015 legislative session in Colorado are seeing a major battle over how to reduce standardized testing requirements in public schools. Lawmakers have two main proposals to choose from, after whittling down a raft of testing proposals to two main bills.


  8. Some South Carolina school districts honoring opt out requests for standardized testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    Confusion continues to persist about whether parents can opt their children out of statewide standardized testing as the state Department of Education this week left the issue up to individual school districts. Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman told district superintendents during a teleconference Wednesday that schools have an obligation to administer the tests, but that they are allowed some flexibility in accommodating students whose parents have requested they not be tested.


  9. A guide to what's open in Canberra Monday, April 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Age

    Monday is not a public holiday in the ACT but it has created some confusion about what's on and what's open, with some public servants getting the day off - last time Anzac Day fell on a Saturday the government declared the Monday a holiday. Public schools are closed but private schools are open - it has created a problem for bus travel because ACTION drivers work weekends and public holidays on a volunteer basis, and not enough drivers volunteered for a full timetable.


  10. Unseasonably cool evening begins a chilly, showery weekendRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    A freeze warning is in effect tonight for our far north and west areas, including Frederick and western Loudoun counties. A frost advisory is in effect is in effect tonight for eastern Loudoun, Montgomery, Fairfax, Prince William, and Fauquier counties.


  11. Bill would allow Illinois students to opt out of state testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... the Partnership for Academic Readiness and College Careers tests in all of its schools and the state board of education threatened to withhold its funding. CPS ultimately administered the tests. Though the tests are considered mandatory, many ...


  12. Parents learn how to opt-out their students from standardized testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KFMB-am

    High Stakes Testing is scheduled to begin next week for Chula Vista third graders after Governor Jerry Brown signed a moratorium that would not allow testing to impact a school's performance. The stakes are high as educators call a new standardized testing system toxic, and on Thursday night, parents in the South Bay received a lesson about what the new standardized tests will look like and how to opt-out of them.


  13. Anacapa School Offering Barney Berglund Scholarship for Incoming Seventh-GraderRead the original story

    Friday | Noozhawk

    ... her as a dedicated student who is always prepared, respectful and fun to teach. She is passionate about her education and is performing at a high level - developing her critical thinking skills and written expression. She has quickly become a valued ...


  14. National Achievement Scholarship Winner named at Elkins High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fort Bend Star

    Temitope Oluwatosin Olabinjo of Elkins High School has been named a 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Winner. Olabinjo is among 800 outstanding Black American high school seniors who have won Achievement Scholarship awards through the National Achievement Scholarship Program.


  15. Roland Fryer Wins John Bates Clark Young Economist AwardRead the original story

    Friday | Bloomberg

    Roland Fryer of Harvard University won the American Economic Association's John Bates Clark young economist award for his work on the economics of race and education, the AEA said on its website. Fryer's "innovative and creative research contributions have deepened our understanding of the sources, magnitude and persistence of U.S. racial inequality," the AEA said in its announcement on Friday.


  16. Onondaga County schools report 9 to 56 percent of students opt out of math testRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Post-Standard

    ... official in the county to refuse to release the percentage of students who opted out of the math tests.) State Education Department officials said 1.1 million students took the English Language Arts and math assessments in 2014. Currently 17.4 ...


  17. In the Age of Accountability, a School Famous for its Creativity Struggles to Get ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Black Enterprise

    Written by Scott Elliott, founding bureau chief of Chalkbeat Indiana and an award-winning journalist who has covered education for 18 years: After Key Learning Community opened on Indianapolis' east side in 1987, the school quickly became famous, appearing everywhere from CBS and NBC national news broadcasts to major publications like Life Magazine and the New York Times. Drawing on the psychological theory called Multiple Intelligences, developed by the Harvard professor Howard Gardner, the school aimed to help kids discover what interested them, how they learned best, and what sorts of projects they could undertake to expand their understanding of core subjects.


  18. Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Tucked inside dresser drawers, sold in school bathrooms and popped before exams, "study drugs" like Adderall are prescription medications that many teens are familiar with. The pills are sold and traded with bold promises: You'll be able to study all night, focus all day, boost your test scores, suppress your appetite and socialize with ease.


  19. Ped NM Did Not Meet Testing DeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    The Public Education Department of New Mexico did not meet its deadlines for developing End Of Course exams, an exit exam for graduating seniots and a standardized measure of teacher efficacy. Albuquerque Public Schools were pressured to administer the tests, even though it was announced that it would be impossible to reproduce all of the exams for all grade levels in time for the testing deadline window.


  20. Seattle high school junior class skips standardize...Read the original story

    Friday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    All 11th grade students at one Seattle public high school skipped a standardized test tethered to federal education requirements, a protest that has spread to other secondary schools, an official said on Friday. Some Nathan Hale High School students submitted parent-signed refusal forms, while others merely skipped the Smarter Balanced Assessment tests this week, Seattle schools spokeswoman Stacy Howard said.