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  1. A+ program pushes Decatur, Austin students into more challenging classesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Decatur Daily

    State Superintendent of Education Eric Mackey gives opening remarks during the A+ College Ready 10th anniversary celebration at Decatur High School on Wednesday. The A+ program dramatically changed class offerings and raised the level of expectation when Austin and Decatur became part of it in 2017, the schools' principals said.

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  2. Wood County uses PSAT to prep students for junior yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood County Schools freshmen and sophomores this month completed a practice SAT exam to prepare for the statewide test administered yearly to all 11th-grade students. Last spring, West Virginia adopted use of the SAT as the state summative assessment for all 11th-graders.

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  3. Kentucky sees progress in ACT benchmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

    More Kentucky high school students in the class of 2018 have met state college readiness benchmarks as measured on the ACT. The Kentucky Department of Education announced Wednesday 57 percent of 2018 graduates met the benchmark in English compared with 56 percent in 2017.

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    1 hr ago | KIMT

    Out of 36 possible points on the ACT college preparation test, Iowa students earned an average of 21.8 points, with Minnesota students right behind at 21.3 points. While 99% of 2018 gradudates in Minnesota took the ACT, only 68% of Iowa grads took the test.

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  5. South Carolina ACT test scores trending lower for 2018 4 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

    "I am disappointed to see that fewer of our graduates are meeting the benchmarks for college readiness set by ACT," said State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman. "While we now offer students and parents additional college and career readiness measurements, it is clear that the disparity gap between our high performing schools and districts and our low performing, continues to widen.

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  6. LA schools superintendent, union chief on a collision course toward teachers strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... remains well below state averages. "This issue is bigger than pay," University of California, Los Angeles education professor Tyrone Howard said of the labor dispute that has now gone more than 18 months without resolution. "It is about working ...

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  7. St. Cloud candidate wants Bible-based teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

    School board candidate wants biblical principles taught in St. Cloud Schlangen's request to 'restore education' by using the Bible goes against both district policy and state law. Check out this story on sctimes.com: "We need to restore education.

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  8. Pennsylvania to delay high school graduation test again Pennsylvania...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    ... students to achieve proficiency. Check out this story on yorkdispatch.com: HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania is poised to delay the ...

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  9. Colorado Springs theater company set to stage original Robin Hood playRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Gazette

    Erinn K. Graves stars a traveling minstrel in Academy of Community Theatre's "The Legend of Robin Hood." The play opens Friday.

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  10. College Readiness Declines, Especially in Math, ACT ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... Executive Marten Roorda. "The economy needs more students with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, and good math skills are vital to the STEM orientation. There is a high risk for the U.S. economy coming to a slowdown or a ...

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  11. Fake News AutopsyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ann Coulter

    Whenever Donald Trump talks about fake news, there are howls of indignation from the establishment media. We're told that the very mention of "fake news" is a direct attack on our democracy, that the alternative is "darkness," that it led to the dismemberment and murder of Jamal Khashoggi, and that, yes, every once in a while there might be a typo, but if you mean the media intentionally report false information, that is dangerous demagoguery.

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  12. Mixed results for Columbus area schools on 2018 ACT. Here are the scores.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... score. "Only the most recent test record is retained for students who test more than once," Lee County Board of Education accountability and assessment coordinator Michelle Rutherford told the Ledger-Enquirer in an email. Harris County now is the ...

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  13. Nebraska ACT scores drop as officials expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KLKN

    Officials say the decline was expected, because 2018 is the first year all students in the graduating class took the ACT college entrance exam as juniors.      Nebraska's 2018 composite score of 20.1 was fifth-highest among the 17 states that test all students.  Nationally, 55 percent of 2018 graduates took the ACT, with an average composite score of 20.8.      Officials say 84 percent of Nebraska's 2017 graduating class took the ACT, with an average composite score of 21.4.      The ACT tests students in reading, English, math and science.

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  14. NC high school students rank near the bottom on the ACT exam. There's a reason why.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    North Carolina high school students continue to rank near the bottom of the nation on the ACT exam, but there's at least a partial reason for the state's performance. New results released Wednesday from the Class of 2018 show that North Carolina's average score remained at 19.1 out of a possible 36. The state was below the national average of 20.8 and tied for 46th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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  15. a.C.T. And Macy's Union Square Announce 2nd Annual a Dickens of a HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of A Christmas Carol free of charge. Proceeds from the celebration will support A.C.T.'s artist training and education and community programs serving 20,000 young people across the Bay Area each year. To purchase individual tickets or to become a ...

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  16. Century, Mayo make 1-2 punch on ACTsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Post-Bulletin

    Thirteen southeastern Minnesota high schools scored above the state average, and 19 exceeded the national average score for the ACT college entrance exam, in figures released this morning by the Minnesota Department of Education . Century High School , in Rochester, held its position as the top-scoring high school in the region, with an average ACT score of 23.7, down two-tenths of a point from 2017, but a comfortable margin higher than Mayo High School and Byron High School , the next-highest scoring schools on the list.

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  17. When Being the Boss's Son Isn't EnoughRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    This article is part of an oral-history series where Aaron Reiss interviewed the young-adult sons and daughters of Chinatown shopkeepers about how they are helping to keep their families' businesses alive. Ken Ma, a 32-year-old M.B.A. who is being groomed to become the CEO of his parents' optical empire, Mott Optical Group, recalls the difficulty of taking over as a "boss's son" in a family business: "I thought, I am the son of the owner; I can't make mistakes.

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  18. ACT scores dip slightly in Cobb, rise in MariettaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... a point to 22.8 since last year's average score of 22.9, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education. The district's average score for the 2017-18 school year was 1.4 points higher than Georgia's average (21.4) and two points ...

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  19. Average Ohio graduating senior ACT scores drop two points for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... . The drop was anticipated because of the increased number of students taking the test, wrote Ohio Department of Education spokesman Jeff Robinson in an email. "In fact, it was not as low as ACT had anticipated for the first year of the mandated ...

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  20. Keller: Trying to sort out the mess that is LSU, 'holistic admissions,' board of regents...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Advocate

    LSU President F. King Alexander told the Press Club of Baton Rouge, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, that changes in the university's admissions standards has helped shape the most diverse, highest achieving freshman class in school history. Is it better to ask forgiveness than permission? LSU President F. King Alexander has pushed that saying to an extreme, unsettling a decades-old consensus on higher education policy.

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