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  1. Education critic should provide more detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.


  2. Free ACT/SAT/PSAT Review At Field Library In PeekskillRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | The Peekskill Daily Voice

    The Field Library in Peekskill will host a free SAT, ACT and PSAT prep course from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27. Students will learn essential math needed to succeed at the SAT, PSAT and ACT from a New York State certified math teacher.


  3. Hastings High School Students Named SemifinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Hastings Daily Voice

    These Hastings High School seniors scored in the top less than 1 percent of students taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in 2013. About 1.4 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the competition for the 2015 honors.


  4. Lee County school board travels to West Palm Beach FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Members of the Lee County school board are traveling to West Palm Beach Friday, to meet with other school boards from around the state. They expect to discuss opting out of state-mandated standardized testing.


  5. Area school administrators see room for improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Review

    Administrators for area school districts saw some areas for improvement in their districts based on data from state report cards. However, district leaders are also mindful of how the report cards are being interpreted.


  6. On Fire | 9.19.14Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Emory Wheel

    The fact of the matter is, as an incredibly active, athletic and handsome young man in the prime of his life, your On Fire correspondent is pretty hungry. Freshman year was pretty rough.


  7. Lessening school assesment stressRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | District Administration

    When Danville Independent Schools in Kentucky overhauled its curriculum in 2009 to focus on 21st century skills, district leaders quickly realized they faced an assessment challenge: How would teachers objectively and systematically measure the development of skills such as teamwork, initiative and perseverance? Because such complex thinking skills can't be measured by traditional standardized tests , educators nationwide are turning to new ideas like "stealth assessments" hidden in video games and student roundtables that work like college dissertation defenses.


  8. Overhaul of Lawrence schools showing resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    At UP Academy Leonard Middle School in Lawrence, Jacob Hernandez and De'Andre Lebron worked on a science experiment using boats filled with pennies. LAWRENCE - Inspired by a rallying cry from the television series "Friday Night Lights," UP Academy Leonard Middle School came up with a new mantra to symbolize its academic reemergence: "Clear halls, full hearts, can't lose."


  9. Where Are the Newspapers on Education?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | American Thinker

    Most Americans have heard the news: public schools are wallowing in mediocrity. Millions of kids can't read, not in any real sense, nor can they do basic arithmetic.


  10. Race for the red planetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | World Magazine

    Humans may already inhabit Mars by 2035 when NASA envisions its first manned mission there. The race for the red planet is on as private organizations vie to be the first to put a human footprint on Martian soil.


  11. Girls' Volleyball: CdM sweeps SailorsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Daily Pilot

    When Newport Harbor Coach Dan Glenn noticed host Corona del Mar in the same colors as his girls' volleyball team, he ordered his Sailors to change outside the gym. The Sailors quickly switched into grey shirts and returned inside.


  12. Hall County schools committee finds social studies curriculum lackingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times

    ... its own, but will have to weigh the advantages of maintaining its own curriculum with concerns about standardized testing. "The committee agreed that much of this work must be done by the school district, and we will reconvene when we have progress ...


  13. School board will meet at Sebring Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    ... have so much,” Howerton said. Howerton noted the recent stance that Lee County made against standardized testing. She believes the Florida Department of Education may be trying to help by reviewing, which tests are beneficial. Also, the state ...


  14. Josh Kaufman, the latest winner of 'The Voice,' to take the lead role in 'Pippin' on BroadwayRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Weyburn This Week

    The next guy to play Pippin on Broadway has already proved he has stage magic. He won the latest edition of "The Voice."


  15. Summit previews next round of Common Core fightRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... governor, used an inaugural "Education Summit" at a downtown Nashville hotel to push hard for new standardized testing that fully aligns with the academic standards that have phased into Tennessee classrooms since 2010. But that was countered by a ...


  16. Ohio County Advances Common Core SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    At a Parent Teacher Organization meeting Thursday evening, Wheeling Park High School principal Amy Minch outlined the tenants of the Common Core State Standards educational system. In place since 2010 in Ohio County kindergarten classes and since implemented in other grade levels, the Common Core program is intended to eliminate discrepancies between state educational standards by creating a common basis for mathematics and English language arts curriculum.


  17. Students to move into Freedom Elementary in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KSWO

    ... decided a combined move-in date will be less disruptive and will take place after the kids finish their standardized testing. Deighan says it will also give them time to get more familiar with the logistics of the new building, which is designed to ...


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    6 hrs ago | The Paly Voice

    Several local high schools rank in Newsweek's Top High School list . Hover over the circles to see the Beating the Odds and 2013 Top High School rankings.


  19. Wareham school board hears disappointing test resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Last year's Wareham high school students received lower grades in the Scholastic Aptitude Tests than their predecessors, falling way below the state and national average. Data presented to the School Committee Wednesday showed Wareham students scored an average of 460 on their math SATs last year, down from 468 the year before.


  20. State Board of Education approves emergency contract for Common Core testingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    The state Board of Education approved an emergency contract Thursday that means Mississippi's public school students will take multistate tests this year to evaluate student mastery of the Common Core state standards. The one-year stopgap comes after the state Personal Service Contract Review Board told the Department of Education it would recommend rejection of the initial year of a four-year contract.