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One of them was Squirrel Hill North parent Kathy Newman, who thinks the number could double this year, but still will remain small.
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The wide-ranging education reform bill state Senate Majority Leader Lizbeth Benacquisto co-sponsored last year advanced a number of conservative priorities: merit pay for teachers, lower college tuition costs, and more flexibility for students in pursuing career education.
California lawmakers were absolutely right last fall to suspend our outdated standardized tests a year earlier than planned, allowing teachers, administrators and students to devote more time and energy to the new Common Core state standards.
TONIGHT ON NEWS 4... AN UPSTATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL TEACHER IS IN JAIL. ACCUSED OF SEX CRIMES ... AGAINST A 12 YEAR OLD.
For years, education policy in the United States has been driven by a Washington consensus that found comfort in believing public schools are effectively broken and only a "reform" agenda of austerity mixed with the stern hand of managerial oversight from the Beltway and state capitals could save them.
Amy Chua, the "Tiger Mother" who launched a thousand panic attacks among ambitious but lenient parents, is back with an almost-great book about why some groups achieve spectacular success in America while others languish.
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WASHINGTON Administrators of the Scholastic Aptitude Test have announced with great fanfare that they overhauling the standardized tool that helps determine whether an applicant will get accepted into the college of his or her choice.
The College Board's decision to make the essay portion of its influential SAT exam optional is setting off a national debate among colleges and universities about whether to require applicants to take it.
Though listed as vulnerable in New South Wales, these ash grey birds - especially the males with their fiery red heads - are a common sight in parks and suburban gardens in the national capital.
The College Board last week announced changes to the SAT that it said would simplify the test and, in turn, make it easier for college hopefuls to obtain higher scores.
A new study says that high schools switching to later start times have seen an improvement in student grades and overall student health.
The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville was approved in the Senate Education Committee 7-2 on Wednesday.
When the going gets tough, well, why not just make the going easier? This seems to be the conclusion of the College Board, which administers the dreaded SAT college entrance exam.
The Shan E Punjab dancers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14 at the ACT in Maple Ridge as part of Culture Fest.
For every 10 New Haven middle-schoolers, nine say they want to go to college, but only five actually go, and only two get a degree.