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Less than 30 percent of California's 2014 high school graduates took the ACT test, which assesses students for college and career readiness, according to a report released Wednesday.
Education documentary returns to big screen "Rise Above the Mark," the WLCSC-backed documentary, will have fall showings, DVD release Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1oSihxN The Long Center for the Performing Arts marquee is lit for the Dec. 12 premiere of "Rise Above the Mark."
The Class of 2014's average composite score was 20.4 on a 36-point scale, unchanged from last year.
Makers of the ACT test say Nevada's Class of 2014 scored higher than the national average in English, reading and math, although only about one-third of graduates took the exam.
Virginia students continue to improve and exceed the national average on the ACT college admissions exam.
Mississippi's 2014 high school graduates made an average composite score of 19 on the test, ticking up from 18.9 last year.
The state's high school seniors scored an average composite of 22.2 out of a possible 36, ranking Wisconsin behind Minnesota.
The Illinois State Board of Education says Illinois' high school graduating class of 2014 earned a composite score of 20.7 on the ACT.
The singer recently released a new single, "Shake It Off," and announced that her new album, titled "1989" , will be released on Oct. 27. The new work will be her "first documented, official pop album," Swift said to fans during a Yahoo live stream on Aug. 18, according to USA Today .
The controversial state Department of Education commissioner who led Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's school reform effort is stepping down just as Malloy's re-election campaign gears up for November.
A 22-caliber revolver fired at a pistol range in Keene, N.H. A grandmother in Florida fired a similar firearm at her grandson, mistaking him for an intruder.
Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.
We test them almost to death, we make them play sports till their arms fall off and their knees implode.
A state judge heard arguments Monday from lawyers for teachers and parents who support the Common Core education standards and want Gov. Bobby Jindal 's actions against the multi-state standards invalidated.
BEIRUT: Education Minister Elias Bou Saab's decision to issue passing certificates to all students would likely have a negligible effect on grade 9 and 12 students, Lebanese universities and school representatives said Monday.
It claimed to provide official and accredited high school diplomas, but the online Lincoln Academy was fraudulent and bogus according to court pleadings filed by the Texas Attorney General Office.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 01:22 am
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