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56 min ago | Manchester Journal
An assessment test administered to assist local school administrators to determine achievement levels of local students has shown that virtually all the schools in the BRSU have not met the desired academic targets.
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5 hrs ago | Patch.com
Editor's Note-This information was originally provided to Patch as a blog by Township High School District 113.
5 hrs ago | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line
For the third year in a row, Tooele County high school juniors scored lower than their statewide counterparts on a major national test of college preparedness.Results of the American College Testing administered statewide to all high school juniors in March 2013, show that the average composite ACT score for county students was one point lower than ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
In what might be a first in vocational training, a South Florida synagogue on Wednesday announced it will commence a Career Camp that trains children as young as five to be bakers, bankers and other heretofore adult jobs.
10 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
Legislation proposed in the state Senate would ban standardized testing in pre-kindergarten through second grade, eliminate some testing for older students and strengthen the privacy of students' personal information.
12 hrs ago | The Village Voice
In a move that is expected to be popular with school children across the city, the New York City Council passed a unanimous resolution Tuesday declaring its opposition to high-stakes standardized testing.
12 hrs ago | SFGate
In high school, many of today's top CEOs were athletes. Others were known for being nerdy and incredibly bright.
13 hrs ago | US News & World Report
My first year as a college student did not go as well as I had hoped. I felt I was not challenged enough academically, and the college I attended was quite small, meaning there were few clubs and activities I really enjoyed.
A friend of mine recently expressed shock at the fact that nearly half of the electorate still approves of the job performance of President Barack Obama.
A new study from researchers at MIT slated to appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological Science has shown a distinct disconnect between performances on standardized tests and students' cognitive abilities.
The Muscogee County School District improved its high school graduation rate by 5.3 percent this year and continued to surpass the state average, according to data released Wednesday.
Dr. Billy Reagan is 83 years old and even though his days as superintendent of the Houston ISD are long behind him, he still keeps a careful watch over the largest public school district in the state.
Just 60 of New York City's 404 High Schools Produce More Than Two-Thirds of the Students Who 'Pass' the SAT College Entrance Exam The city announced with great fanfare last week that the number of high school seniors taking the SAT college entrance exam increased by 53 percent since 2002 and that SAT scores for New York City students increased ... (more)
For the third year in a row, the Chattanooga All-Star Band donated their Riverbend performance fee to the Orange Grove Center, bringing the total raised to over $3,000.
After nearly two years of contract negotiations, Regional School Unit 40 Board of Directors announced it has reached a settlement with the Medomak Valley Education Association.
High school is weird. There's no delicate way of saying it, unfortunately. Over the perilous four years, students go through puberty, develop acne and love interests, plant the seeds of their collegiate future, and spend an inordinate amount of time looking in the mirror - all this on top of filling their primary role of student.
At a recent board meeting, the Comsewogue Board of Education recognized one of their students after achieving a perfect score on the ACT, a feat that only a small percentage of the 2013 test takers accomplished.