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  1. Utah claims top ACT scores for second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... thing that we're tracking nationally and that we're on the top of that group of ACT states," Utah System of Higher Education spokeswoman Melanie Heath said. "Nationally, we aren't that far off. But it does show that we do have some work to do." The ...


  2. ACT: College readiness gap is wideRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    Only 26 percent of 2014 graduates who took the ACT are prepared to succeed in college, according to ACT's college readiness report .


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

    21 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... 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 ...


  4. N.C. private school vouchers ruled unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    ... 15. A technical glitch prevented the money from going out as planned, said Elizabeth McDuffie of the N.C. State Education Assistance Authority, the organization in charge of operating the voucher program. The authority had requested to release money ...


  5. Todaya s Nationals-Diamondbacks lineupsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    After starting 34 straight games, and 123 of the Nationals' 125 games, Ian Desmond has finally gotten a day off. Manager Matt Williams won this discussion. As a result, Danny Espinosa is starting at shortstop and Asdrubal Cabrera is starting at second.


  6. Judge rules school voucher program unconstitutionalRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Q-Notes

    A Superior Court judge on Thursday ruled North Carolina's private school voucher program unconstitutional, citing violations such as religious discrimination and the use of public taxpayer funds to support a system of private education.


  7. South Carolina's Virtual School Program renamedRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Berkeley Independent

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


  8. Standardized testing is really great! 2 poemsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago |

    The test scores mean so much to them they never play, They are happy that their data is tracked and sold away.


  9. Arne Duncan: Testing vital but now "sucking oxygen out of the room" in many schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sentinel School Zone

    Too much testing is "sucking oxygen out of the room" in many American schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a statement today.


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

    22 hrs ago | The Oregonian

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


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

    22 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 ...


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

    22 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.


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

    22 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.


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

    22 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.


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

    23 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 ...


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

    23 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 ...


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

    23 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 ...


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

    23 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 ...


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

    Yesterday | 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 ...


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

    Yesterday | 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 ...