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  1. Detroit public schools are failing academically and financially, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AEI

    ... by high school juniors during the 2013-2014 school year ( data available here from the Michigan Department of Education ). In the city of Detroit, 2,623 high school juniors took the four-subject ACT test (reading, science, math and English) last ...

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  2. Community Restoration Fund replacing property damaged from Los Gatos fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSBW-TV

    ERIN: TODAY THEY WERE TRAINING TO FIGHT FIRES WITH SMALLER, CONTROLLED FIRES. DAN: CONTINUING COVERAGE ON THE FIRE THAT DESTROYED THE LOMA PRIETA COMMUNITY CENTER EARLIER THIS WEEK.

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  3. Esther J. Cepeda: A disturbing portrait of Teach for AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Janesville Gazette

    ... grads valiantly taking a short sabbatical from their rising-star careers to teach inner-city children. But some education policy wonks know that in the last two years there has been a bit of a backlash against TFA from alumni of the teacher corps. ...

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  4. Kentucky students taking more advanced placement testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    Data from the College Board show more Kentucky students are taking advanced placement tests and scoring higher in the program that gives high school students a chance to earn college credit. The state Department of Education says 31,658 students took the tests in 2015, which is up 35 percent from 2011.

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  5. SAT scores sink to lowest level in a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... stagnant results from high schools on federal tests and other measures reflect a troubling shortcoming of education-reform efforts. The test results show that gains in reading and math in elementary grades haven't led to broad improvement in high ...

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  6. Learning all the right moves: Young and old alike to share love of chess in new club at Menno HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> Jim Doyle has been playing chess for years and now he's trying to extend his love of the game to Chambersburg citizens, young and old. He is attempting to start a Generation Chess program at Menno Haven to get people to play a game as old as time.

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  7. K-12 Implosion Update: Sat scores at lowest level in 10 years,...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Instapundit.com

    12 IMPLOSION UPDATE: SAT scores at lowest level in 10 years, fueling worries about high schools. "Kids don't make a whole lot of gains once they're in high school. It certainly should raise an alarm."

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  8. SAT Results Follow The DollarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    ... Balanced Assessment Consortium test. Rep. Andy Fleischmann, D-West Hartford and co-chairman of the legislature's education committee, said Thursday of this year's test scores: "I'm surprised that so many people are still paying attention to this old ...

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  9. Alpharetta, Cambridge, Milton Among Top 25 in State For SAT ScoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    The College Board on Thursday released results that show the Fulton County School System has more schools with high SAT performance than any other district in Georgia, the system said. Eight Fulton schools also are among the top 25 highest scoring schools in the state, and nine schools reported increased scores from the previous year.

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  10. SAT scores lowest in a decade, majority of takers miss college-ready markRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Norwalk Citizen News

    File- This March 12, 2005, file photo shows a student leaving after taking the SAT at Upper Arlington High School in Upper Arlington, Ohio. Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years.

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  11. 'Grey's Anatomy': What to expect from the post-Derek seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    'Grey's Anatomy' creator Shonda Rhimes says the new season will be happier in tone because she missed 'the banter and the fun' of early seasons. The twelfth season of "Grey's Anatomy" debuts later this month and fans have gotten some hints about what to expect from the drama.

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  12. Is TV in a reboot renaissance? Or are we just out of ideas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    An acetate overlay on a background from the TV cartoon series 'Hey, Arnold', created in 1999. Nickelodeon has announced they will be bringing back some old shows soon.

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  13. Teen creates college application videos to alleviate admission anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    Eighteen-year old Jane Tran initially created her first YouTube video - Actual College Application Advice - as a parody of college admissions mania. "I feel the value we as a society place on admission to perceived top tier schools is absurd and unnecessary," said Tran, when contacted.

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  14. Cuomo to start committee on Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 13WHAM

    Governor Andrew Cuomo said he will ask a group from the Education Commission to review issues with the implementation of Common Core standards. Cuomo said on Thursday that he is "more convinced" that the implementation of the Common Core Standards was flawed and needs to be reviewed.

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  15. School district's Vertical Team prepares for yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Fairfield Ledger

    Members of the Fairfield Community School District's Vertical Team met Monday evening at the ACT building before taking a tour of Fairfield High School. Pictured are, from left, Heidi Grunwald, Diane Goudy, Melissa Johns, Jessica Sandbothe and Taryn Ryan.

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  16. SAT Scores Fall to Lowest Level in 10 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    Yesterday the College Board reported the average score for the Class of 2015: 1490 out of a maximum 2400. It's the lowest average since the SAT overhauled the test in 2015, and continues a five-year downward trend.

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  17. SAT scores see decline over last 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWLP

    In the last 5 years SAT scores have continued to decline. 22News found out what this new trend means for college bound students.

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  18. SAT scores are down to lowest point in 10 years - doesn't really matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    ... stagnant results from high schools on federal tests and other measures reflect a troubling shortcoming of education-reform efforts. The test results show that gains in reading and math in elementary grades haven't led to broad improvement in high ...

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  19. Cuomo: New York's Common Core roll-out 'deeply flawed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SILive.com

    ... position is that while I agree with the goal of Common Core standards, I believe the implementation by the State Education Department (SED) has been deeply flawed. The more time goes on, the more I am convinced of this position," Cuomo said in a ...

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  20. SAT Scores Stumble Slightly as More Students Take the TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Accuracy In Academia

    The nonprofit organization, which administers the exam, said in a report released Thursday that the mean score in reading was 495, down from 497 the previous year. For math, it was 511, down from 513.

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