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7 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Possible effects of Lee schools opting out of testing

The Lee County School District now waits to hear from Tallahassee on the effects of the school board's historic vote Wednesday night to opt out of standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Education

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Floyd County Times

Are elementary school start times too early for young children?

It's rarely easy to get a child out of bed, dressed, fed and off to school, especially when it's still dark outside.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Psychology, Science, Education

Home

Kirksville students continue to perform well on ACT Exam

There, the members learned how the students performed on the ACT Tests during the past school year.

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Related Topix: Kirksville, MO, Education, Education Etc.

Patch.com

Did Our High Schoolers Study Enough? How Did the Illinois Class of 2014 Score on the ACT?

Not only does a higher ACT score help a student have a better chance at getting into the college of his or her choice, a higher score indicates the student is more likely to be ready to take classes at that college.

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The Daily Beast

25 Best High Schools in the West

We used six indicators culled from school surveys to compare public high schools in the U.S., with graduation and college acceptance rates weighed most heavily.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Parents ask Lee County to opt out of standardized testing

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Hundreds of people are supporting a move that could mean no more standardized testing for kids in school.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL, Education, Education Etc.

KTIV-TV Sioux City

NPS showing improvement in NeSA testing

The Norfolk Public School District is showing signs of improvement almost across the board on the state's standardized tests.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Education, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA

WTVY Dothan

Improved ACT Scores At Northview High School

Not only were their scores raised above the state average but were also improved in every category from the previous year.

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The Bennington Banner

Agency reviews good and bad of standardized tests

The Vermont Agency of Education released a statement on Tuesday about the positives and negatives of standardized testing, and calling for reform of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

New Standardized Tests Coming This Fall

Students in Idaho will be facing a new test this coming school year, the smart-balanced assessment.

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Related Topix: Education, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Education Etc.

Patch.com

Rep. Lipinski Accepting Service Academy Appliactions

Congressman Dan Lipinski is currently accepting nomination request letters from young men and women in the Third Congressional District who want to enter one of the U.S. Service Academies in 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Daniel Lipinski, Education

KIMT

Statewide standardized test scores released

We checked in with the Austin School District to see how schools take this data and apply it to the curriculum.

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Business Journal

Pat Sullivan to receive lifetime achievement award for innovation

Longtime Arizona entrepreneur Pat Sullivan will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation event in November.

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CBS Local

Gov. Scott Calls For Scrutiny Of Standardized Tests

Gov. Rick Scott pledged Monday to review the number of tests being administered to Florida students and to take further steps to rein in the cost of college if he wins a second term in November.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Education, Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist, Education Etc.

Deseret News

Non-Hispanic white students will be outnumbered in public schools

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift.

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Related Topix: Education, Kids, Family

WAPT-TV Jackson

Miss. scores on key state test dip in transition to Common Core

Mississippi education officials said student scores on a state test fell in 2013-2014, and they think they know why.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Education Etc., Education

Patch.com

Did our high schoolers study enough? How did the Illinois Class of 2014 score on the ACT?

Not only does a higher ACT score help a student have a better chance at getting into the college of his or her choice, a higher score indicates the student is more likely to be ready to take classes at that college.

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Related Topix: Education

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Redmond Reporter

LWSD students more likely to meet ACT college readiness standards

Lake Washington School District students who take the ACT , a standardized test used in college admissions, continue to show they are more likely to meet college readiness standards than other students in Washington or in the United States.

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Related Topix: Education, Education Etc., Washington, MO

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee to stay with test-based teachera

It was music to the ears of his biggest critics - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, discussing standardized testing, sounded much like them as he Tennessee to stay with test-based teacher evaluations It was music to the ears of his biggest critics - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, discussing standardized testing, sounded much like them as ... (more)

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

3 sentenced in 2012 robbery, murder of W&J College Football Player

Police say Timothy McNerney, a Washington & Jefferson College student and football player, was walking from a bar back to campus in October 2012 when he and a friend were attacked.

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