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Cathedral High School starts the new school year buoyed by high ACT scores, a new principal, a number of new staff, and several initiatives to further improve the curriculum, school climate and facilities. Among other things, St. Anthony Elementary reports the addition of an after-school care program, a new Home and School Association, curriculum and facility updates, and initiatives to further strengthen Catholic identity, healthy lifestyles, instructional technology, and the individualization of instruction.
Ten years ago consumers were still reading paper books instead of eBooks on Kindles and other eReaders. Ten years ago consumers were still thinking of smartwatches as a science fiction device on their favorite TV show.
Explaining a low GPA can be difficult and it requires you to examine your GPA's trend. Consider the following scenarios: a Scenario A - 3.0 GPA, upward trend - You goofed off for your first few semesters and didn't weigh the consequences.
Students earn college degrees, recognition Students from Wayne, Westland and Garden City have received college honors. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/westland/2014/09/14/wayne-westland-garden-city-college-achievers/15405637/ a Julie Moffitt of Westland has been named to the Spring Honors List for the 2013-2014 academic year at Concordia University.
Sorge, 30, whose been leading a classroom for just seven years, was chosen by the National Education Association for the award given to teachers in Grades K-12. Only five teachers are chosen from each grade level nationwide - 10 percent of the applicants.
One girl wore black high-top tennies with white socks. Another wore six-inch wedgies.
The voice of the revolution is calm. It is kind. It is the voice of a 59-year-old kindergarten teacher who cares more about her students than her paycheck.
The state has labeled six local schools as not meeting targets aimed at closing achievement gaps, and those schools have to come up with a plan to fix that. That means for two years in a row these local high schools did not have enough students in different subgroups taking - "participating" in - and passing - "performance" on - required tests.
Medina County did well in the latest state report cards, with six of the seven districts receiving A grades for meeting proficiency tests and graduation rate standards. Only Black River scored lower than the top mark - getting a B for meeting 20 of 24 standards.
Coinciding with the onslaught of their last year of high school, members of the class of 2015 are faced with one of the most dreaded parts of adolescence - applying to colleges. From the beginning of the academic school year until May 1, seniors will be writing and rewriting essays, searching for teachers to put a good word in for them through letters of recommendation and dealing with their egos after receiving letters of acceptance and rejection from colleges.
A new study from Finland has suggested that being active could be crucial to making a good start when children first begin school. Researchers have found that high levels of physical activity are associated with early academic achievement - particularly in boys.
Fairfield Central High School's graduating seniors from 2013 scored above the benchmark in every category on American College Testing , according to results released by the S.C. Department of Education. Fairfield test takers surpassed the benchmark of 14.2 by achieving and average of 15.6 in English; surpassing the 16.5 benchmark with an average score of 16.8 in Math; surpassing the benchmark of 16.2 in Reading with an average score of 16.6; as well as surpassing the benchmark of 16.5 with an average score of 16.6 in Science.
Jessa Stein , now a sophomore at Pitzer College, opted to be judged on her other merits and held back her test scores. If you are checking out the Best Colleges rankings as a junior or senior, you're preparing to sit - or have already sat - for the 2400-point SAT, complete with its fancy vocabulary words and mandatory essay.
Ray Liotta just wanted to have fun. Back in the 1970s, the Jersey boy got wind that the University of Miami had a party reputation, and he wanted in.
Heritage math department head Matt Smith looks at the work page from Niklaus Smith, 13, during the eighth-grade algebra I class on Wednesday at Heritage Junior Senior High. In a world of high-stakes standardized testing, Indiana's spring academic drill, ISTEP+, tells the story in cold, hard numbers.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:20 am
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