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  1. SAT exam undergoes an intense makeoverRead the original story

    7 min ago | Post-gazette.com

    To use a sample word offered by the College Board, interest in the redesigned SAT college entrance exam -- coming in spring 2016 -- is likely to be intense.

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  2. As it redesigns SAT, College Board offers a look at kinds of questions students might faceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.

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  3. Julian Castro, Dan Patrick debate immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Click2Houston

    April 15, 2014: Prominent Texas figures in the debate over the country's immigration policies took their dispute from Twitter to the airwaves on Tuesday, facing off in person for audiences on the Internet and Spanish-language television.

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  4. College Board releases preview of new SAT exam questionsRead the original story

    10 min ago | The Washington Post

    Attention, high school freshmen. If you're planning to take the SAT in two years, you probably won't need to memorize the definitions of words like "obsequious," "propinquity," "enervation" or "lachrymose."

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  5. A few a SAT words,a definedRead the original story

    10 min ago | The Washington Post

    The words were drawn from a memo the College Board put together in response to those who wondered what kind of arcane words would be dropped from the revised SAT admission exam.

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  6. Wendy Davis blasts Greg Abbott's pre-K proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... calls for billions in new spending while maintaining the status quo, Greg Abbott's plan does not impose standardized testing, and it removes the mandates from Austin and gives genuine local control and flexibility to school districts to achieve the ...

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  7. SAT Changes Include Fewer Answer Choices, Shorter Mandatory Test TimeRead the original story

    16 min ago | Switched

    The College Board on Wednesday released blueprints for a redesigned SAT test, giving an early first look at what's in store for many students with college aspirations.

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  8. Students public service announcement video shown at Dublin AMC TheaterRead the original story

    36 min ago | This Week Community News

    The Dublin A.C.T. Coalition has funded the showing of an underage drinking public service announcement before shows at the Dublin AMC Theater through May 22. The PSA comes from a group of 30 made by students in the broadcast classes at Coffman, Jerome and Scioto high schools in spring 2012.

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  9. Wendy Davis Attacks Greg Abbott's Pre-K Education PlanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    ... calls for billions in new spending while maintaining the status quo, Greg Abbott's plan does not impose standardized testing, and it removes the mandates from Austin and gives genuine local control and flexibility to school districts to achieve the ...

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  10. The Manufacturing Institute and Partners Increase Credentialed WorkforceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | International Society of Automation

    Industry-based certifications CAPA , CCSTA and others aim to close skills gap, increase access to employment and develop future workforce Research Triangle Park, North Carolina - Last week, The Manufacturing Institute and its partners, including the International Society of Automation , announced significant progress towards achieving a five-year ... (more)

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  11. Watch Hilsman Middle teachers get 'Happy' in viral videoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Hilsman Middle School YouTube music video featuring dancing teachers, administrators and other workers will go viral if students at the school have anything to do about it.

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  12. Education standardsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The State Department of Education said it covers all the new standards of common core and even goes beyond in several areas.

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  13. Renaissance Academy K-12 Private School Adds College Admissions Preparatory Classes to CurriculumRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PR Log

    Apr. 15, 2014 - ALTADENA, Calif. -- Renaissance Academy, a K-12 private school in Altadena, CA, today announced it has added SAT, ACT and TOEFL preparatory classes to its 2014 - 2015 curriculum.

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  14. Lawmakers ask Jindal to shelve Common Core testsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Eight lawmakers are asking Gov. Bobby Jindal to scrap plans to use tests associated with the Common Core education standards.

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  15. Letter: WEA wants best for kidsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... went on to say that, "The teachers' union's latest tactic of encouraging parents to opt-out of standardized testing is self-serving," and that it is a way to promote an adult agenda. I attended the WEA Representative Assembly where this new business ...

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  16. Koranteng named National Achievement ScholarRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | This Week Community News

    Exceptional students come along every now and then, and senior Ama Koranteng is one of those students, said Mark White, interim principal of New Albany High School.

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  17. Erie charter school's future uncertainRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    A state audit had uncovered major problems at her daughter's school, the Erie R.I.S.E. Leadership Academy Charter School, including failing academic scores and violations of its charter and of state law.

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  18. Pewaukee School District nets national Malcolm Baldrige awardRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Pewaukee School District superintendent of schools JoAnn Sternke spoke at the ceremony for the 2013 recipients of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award on April 6. In early April, the district received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, ... (more)

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  19. Lafayette schools to add thousands of computers for testingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser

    District officials have also proposed a 25-cent meal price increase. Guidry said there has not been a price increase since 2008.

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  20. 04-15-2014- Marketplace- Testing dayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    As consumer prices increase more than expected, we look at what's becoming more expensive and why - as well as asking who this will impact the most.

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