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  1. Burnie High, a trip down memory laneRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The preparations are underway at Burnie High School for their Centenary Gala Event, which is set to be a walk down memory lane. The preparations are underway at Burnie High School for their Centenary Gala Event, which is set to be a night full of laughs and entertainment.

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  2. Despite gains on test, many students not college-readyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaii high-schoolers posted modest gains in English, reading and science on the ACT exam, but many in this year's graduating class appear unprepared for college-levelcoursework, according to results released Wednesday for the national college entrance exam. Read More

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  3. South Dakota's average ACT score stays flat, above nation'sRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

    South Dakota's 21.9 score is above the national average of 20.8. The testing company says 6,552 South Dakota students took the ACT, that's about 76 percent of the graduating class of 2016. Thirty-three percent of students who took the exam hit the college-prepared benchmark in the four core subjects tested _ reading, English, math and science.

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  4. Criminal acts, SAT scores, graduation rates: NC school systems by the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    The state collects a multitude of data about students, teachers and schools, including SAT scores, teacher turnover, criminal acts and graduation rates, just to name a few. For back-to-school week, WRAL News pulled together some of the most recent data available to show how North Carolina's 115 school systems are faring and how they compare to one another.

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  5. More Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The Alabama Department of Education on Wednesday released scores for 2016 public school graduates. The average composite score in Alabama was 18.7. That compares to the national average of 20.8. Interim State Superintendent of Education Dr. Philip Cleveland said he was pleased with the growth in scores while also noting there was room for improvement.

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  6. Illinois graduating seniors have slight ACT score increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    The Illinois State Board of Education said Wednesday Illinois high school seniors earned a score of 20.8 out of 36. That's one-tenth of a point higher than last year and even with the national average. Illinois seniors also were even with or higher than national scores in English, math and science.

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  7. Alabama ACT scores steady, lag behind national averageRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    The Alabama Department of Education on Wednesday released scores for 2016 public school graduates. The average composite score in Alabama was 18.7. That compares to the national average of 20.8. Interim State Superintendent of Education Dr. Philip Cleveland said he was pleased with the growth in scores while also noting there was room for improvement.

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  8. Curtain call for choir conductor Mary FiskRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Central Western Daily

    LOVE OF MUSIC: Mary Fisk was the choir conductor for many students at Orange Public School including Sam Gee, Olivia Richie, Kiana Horton and Kya Doherty. Photo: EMILY BENNETT LAST SONG: Mary Fisk conducted the Orange Public School choir for the final time at the City of Orange Eisteddfod on Thursday.

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  9. New E-Rate savings bring speedy internet to more studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | District Administration

    The Lafayette Parish School System was granted E-Rate funds to fully upgrade the district and to provide 1-to-1 devices to students by 2020. E-Rate funds kept at least one district connected to the internet through testing-and opened the door for a 1-to-1 initiative rolling out this fall.

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  10. Petition calls for change to allow children to ride on footpathsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Jo Clendon has petitioned Parliament for a law change that would allow children under 14, and their supervising parents, to cycle on footpaths. A Lower Hutt mum wants a law change to allow children under 14, and accompanying adults, to cycle on footpaths as a safer option than riding on the road.

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  11. Statewide ACT scores downRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Wisconsin's state superintendent described a drop in ACT college preparatory test results released Wednesday as a "solid starting place," given that they represent the first year that all public high school seniors took the exam. Wisconsin's composite scores on the test this year were down 1.7 points to 20.5. That is below the national average of 20.8, but it is fourth highest among the 20 states where 100 percent of graduating seniors, or nearly all seniors, took the test.

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  12. ACT scores show many grads not ready for college-level workRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... vocational/technical and two-year degrees increased by 2 percent. The proportion aspiring to higher levels of education dropped by 6 percent. The testing company says 20 states funded ACT testing for public school students in the 2016 graduating ...

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  13. Dropped off at the wrong bus stop? Find out what this pre-K student did nextRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A Prince George's County mother filmed her 4-year-old daughter board her school bus on the first day of school on Aug. 23. That afternoon, a Good Samaritan had to help the pre-K student after she was dropped off at the wrong bus stop. Imagine it's the first day of school.

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  14. A student works on a computer at Heath Middle School in Greeley.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

    We have long said our nation puts too much emphasis on test scores as a way to measure the quality of our schools. We stand by that belief even as we were dismayed at the recent performance of our charter schools.

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  15. 2 students, NAACP, file anti-discrimination lawsuit against RPSRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

    Two students and the local NAACP have filed a complaint against Richmond Public Schools, accusing the district of discrimination when it comes to suspending black students and students with disabilities. The American Civil Liberties Union has filed the complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights.

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  16. EDITORIAL: Dead lastRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    About the only positive surrounding the bad news this week regarding Nevada's dismal ACT scores is that the state's top education official didn't offer any typical excuses in response. "That's unacceptable," said Steve Canavero, Nevada's superintendent of public instruction, after learning the Silver State's showing placed it last among the 18 states that mandate the college admissions exam.

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  17. Nation briefs: ACT scores show many grads not ready for college workRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level course work. In its annual score report released Wednesday, the testing company said only 38 percent of graduating seniors who took the exam hit the college-prepared benchmark in at least three of the four core subjects tested - reading, English, math and science.

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  18. Fire readiness must remain a top priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    While Police and Emergency Services Minister Simon Corbella refrained from saying the ACT's firefighters are "crying wolf", his response to Wednesday's call for an additional 100 of them to be employed over the next four years can be read that way. a Members of the United Firefighters Union, many of whom still have vivid memories of what happened here 13 years ago, have launched a campaign targeting what they see as a lack of readiness to meet a similar challenge.

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  19. California test scores: Amid gains, proficiency lags and ethnic gaps widenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times-Standard

    ... Language Arts/Literacy, and a 2% increase of proficiency in mathematics,” the Humboldt County Board of Education said in an emailed statement. Superintendent Garry Eagles acknowledged in the statement that the overall county-wide average ...

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  20. IU Bloomington Welcomes Inaugural Group Of Intelligent Systems Engineering StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... bachelor's and Ph.D. degrees in intelligent systems engineering were approved by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education in August 2015.

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