2 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette
State education officials say the number of Louisiana public school students performing at grade level nudged up from 68 percent to 69 percent in the latest round of standardized test scores.
6 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser
Twelve Saint James seventh-graders were recognized by the Duke University Talent Identification Program in 2012-13, for their excellent academic performance on the ACT and SAT, both universally accepted college entrance exams.
10 hrs ago | Detroit News
'Draw a deep breath,' I tell myself before explaining my opposition to the Common Core system.
14 hrs ago | Go Local
Dr. James Comer is a rock star in my world, with sterling credentials and a great personal story.
Editor's note: LZ Granderson, who writes a weekly column for CNN.com, was named journalist of the year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and was a 2011 Online Journalism Award finalist for commentary.
Community High School District 155 announced Ryan O'Toole, of Crystal Lake, earned salutatorian honors for the Class of 2013 at Crystal Lake Central High School.
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Educators everywhere are all tested out; however, it is worse in some states than others where they are forced to administer field tests. "Field tests" are instruments of mass instruction, usually given after other standardized testing and state testing is completed.
Few Montgomery County Public Schools students enrolled in high school math courses made high marks on final exams last semester, data released by the school district last week showed.
Pictured from left: superintendent Denia Reese, guidance counselor Dianne Hale, STAR teacher Mark Pierce, STAR student Brenna Schroder, STAR parents Kelly and Jeff Schroder and Ringgold Rotarian Randall Peters.
Every high school student in Wisconsin would take the ACT college entrance exam during their junior year under a proposal up for a vote in the Legislature's budget committee.
If you're having second thoughts about heading to law school, outline your career goals to decide if it's the right move.
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The U.S. Department of Education has approved West Virginia's waiver request from the federal education accountability law.
HAVING SHARPENED THEIR #2 PENCILS, my teenage daughters are about to take this spring's battery of standardized tests, leaving me to wonder what these tests mean - about their education, about the culture of college my husband and I are preparing them for, about American values.
In the past few weeks we have heard horror stories from throughout Indiana about testing under ISTEP+ - particularly the overload of the computer system and the failure of the testing company's servers to handle the testing.
Fighting cancer her entire life, Lyndsey Staub hopes to graduate from Dixie Hollins High School in a few days if she can make up her last bit of work.
The state Senate released a $20.58 billion proposed budget late Sunday night that would eliminate class-size limits for the youngest public school students, move the State Bureau of Investigation to a department the governor's appointee controls and puts various environmental programs under the control of a state agency.
That's one of the state-mandated goalposts local schools are seeing approach as the school year wraps up in Cedar Grove and Verona .