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While local students prepare for their first day of school, at least three local high schools can claim bragging rights based on school "report cards" published over the last 10 days or so.
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College-level courses in subjects ranging from calculus and physics to film and dance are expanding in high schools across Long Island, despite enrollment declines and financial strains that have led to cutbacks in other programs, a Newsday analysis finds.
With help from headphones and an iPad, 10-year-old William Grijalvas stays tuned in to Mathis Santella's fourth-grade math class at Ashley Elementary School in Denver.
College-bound students planning to take the ACT will have two opportunities to enroll in preparation classes at the Medina County Career Center, 1101 W. Liberty St., Medina.
FORMER ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT WINSTON BROOKS IS WALKING AWAY WITH A 350-THOUSAND DOLLAR PAYOUT.
Students who graduated from Deerfield High School in 2014 earned an ACT Composite score of 26.9, an increase over last year's composite score of 26.5. The Class of 2014 also posted increases from the 2013 scores in English, Reading, Science and Mathematics.
The Lee County School Board has scheduled a special meeting Tuesday to reconsider its controversial decision this week to opt out of all state-mandated testing.
Lake Washington School District students improved their average scores on state standardized tests in many grades in reading, writing, math and science.
In a continuation of the success that Geneva High School's students traditionally display on the ACT, Geneva's graduating class of 2014 achieved an average ACT composite score of 24.2, according to numbers released this week by ACT.
Sleep deprivation has become so prevalent around the nation that many think an extra hour or two of sleep will improve grades.
Canberra fares badly in a recent report putting us ahead of the national average when it comes to heart disease.
Advanced Placement U.S. History could become a new education battleground in Tennessee after a pair of Republican state senators alleged the course leaves out key founding fathers, principles of the Declaration of Independence and iconic American figures.
The Lee County school board voted on a decision Wednesday night that is a first of its kind in the state.
The Lee County Board of Education voted 3-2 to ditch state standardized testing, despite the objections of the superintendent.
A judge declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional again Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer the state still fails to provide adequate funding or distribute it fairly among school districts in wealthy and poor areas.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 02:29 am
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