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In reading your editorial reference to the WEA advising parents to have their children opt-out of standardized tests, it appears to me that you are more concerned with the fact that the WEA is enlisting the help of the parents than the fact that they don't want the students to participate in the standardized testing.
Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
The era of the financial aid appeal has arrived in full, and April is the month when much of the action happens.
In this June 21, 2013 file photo, Nike Shox running shoes are displayed in Tampa, Fla.
"Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but now parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.
Summer STEM , is a week-long, overnight camp at USNA each June. It is available to students who are currently in the 7th-10th grades.
Jennifer Gratz bristled when reports last week compared her University of Michigan fight with that of a young woman's from Detroit.
Americans tell themselves that anything is possible when it comes to self-improvement, obscuring the truth that the privileged benefit from parental investment, strategic behavior, and simple capture of the institutions, like corporate boards, that hand out the money.
Texas education officials want to repeal the state certifications of 11 administrators linked to an El Paso classroom cheating scandal.
Louisiana lawmakers are entering the second half of their three-month regular legislative session, which must end by June 2. BUDGET: Gov. Bobby Jindal proposed a $25 billion budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that begins July 1. It would put new dollars into education, health care and state worker pay raises.
The El Paso Times reports Saturday that it marks the first time the state has tried holding individual employees accountable for rampant cheating in the El Paso district from 2007 to 2010.
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Science teacher Nick Faber walks to school after a home visit with a student's family.
Mississippi is reworking its rating system for school districts and high schools after federal officials demanded the ratings put more weight on high school graduation.
Washington Senator John McCoy is asking K-12 educators to focus less on standardized testing, and more on creating "Problem Solvers."
Superintendent of Education Mick Zais sent a letter to state Board of Education members informing them of the move - after he learned he had the unilateral authority to do make it, PostAndCourier.com reports.