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  1. Another testing scandal: charter propaganda on the testRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2012 | Examiner.com

    Today, with some help from me, Chicago Sun-Times education reporter Rosalind Rossi exposes yet another standardized testing scandal, this one on a Scantron test that was used several times in the Chicago Public Schools as part of an interim, or benchmark, reading assessment. Scantron is a national standardized test that CPS has been using for a couple of years as a computerized replacement for the quarterly Learning First and Benchmark Assessment tests.

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  2. Scholarship forms from PG&E blast: Foundation launches financial aid...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Select San Bruno students seeking help paying for college will soon have an opportunity to receive financial aid from a scholarship designed to memorialize those harmed or killed in the Crestmoor pipeline explosion. Nine scholarships worth a combined $100,000 financed with the money paid to the San Bruno community by Pacific Gas and Electric in the wake of the blast were established by the board charged with managing the restitution fund.

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  3. Fast track graduation and TNReady delay spotlighted at Let's Talk SchoolsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Williamson Herald

    During the Let's Talk Schools meeting at Page High School on Thursday, Williamson County Schools superintendent Mike Looney unveiled the school board's program Fast Track to Early Graduation. According to a brochure handed out during the meeting, students will have the option to complete high school in three years.

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  4. Apple Valley goaltender Taylor DeForrest makes a record 112 savesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | City Pages

    The Apple Valley High School goaltender deflected the incoming puck wide, where it should've been no threat. But East Ridge's Anya Hafiz was skating right into its path.

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  5. Muslims firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Washington Post

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  6. 4D.C. area forecast: Morning snow quickly departs, leaves behind...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Washington Post

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  7. Northwest Principals Celebrate School SuccessRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | North Denver Tribune

    The often-times contentious Northwest Stakeholder Working Group, a School Board appointed team of educators, parents and community members who sought solutions to the North Denver Middle School enrollment zone in Spring 2015, regrouped for a happy hour dinner served up by La Casita, family cooking and Little Man on January 26 at Smedley. Marlene DeLaRosa introduced the evening, "It is in all of our best interest to work together for our kids.

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  8. Every school wants a gooda teachers a " but what does a gooda actually mean?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Washington Post

    ... be more thoughtful people? Here is a post on how to be a "good" teacher by Paul Thomas, an associate professor of education at Furman University in South Carolina. This appeared on his blog , and I am republishing it with permission. Being me, it ...

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  9. Robert Pondiscio: Untimed tests? Not such a crazy ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | New York Daily News

    New York State education officials raised a ruckus last week when they announced that annual reading and math tests, administered in grades 3 through 8, would no longer be timed. An editorial in another paper - OK, it was the New York Post - blasted the move as "lunacy."

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  10. Paying more for less in childcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Sydney Morning Herald

    While it is all too easy for critics of subsidised childcare to dismiss the service as middle class welfare, the fact is that in the 21st century it is a necessary part of life. That point was spelt out loud and clear in a report released by the Productivity Commission in 2014 which stated "Early Childhood Education and Care [ECEC] services play a vital role in the development of Australian children".

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  11. Applications soar after university drops SATRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    This kind of jump is unprecedented, the school said. About 6,000 more students applied compared to the year before.

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  12. UT sticks with previous admissions requirements, despite new SAT formatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Texan

    In March 2014, College Board announced major changes to the exam. The test will revert to a 1,600-point scale, and the essay portion will be optional and scored separately.

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  13. The Record: PARCC and waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NorthJersey.com

    That much, as far as the state's new standardized tests for public school students are concerned, is not in dispute. What is in dispute is where the state and its top education administrators go from here.

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  14. Clifton's District receives PARCC scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NorthJersey.com

    Clifton PARCC scores are "on par" in the lower grades, said the district, but begin to decline through middle school and beyond. The Clifton district recently released the score data of Clifton students, which was presented to the Board of Education.

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  15. Japan's free schools offer alternative to compulsory education but accreditation still eludesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Japan Times

    ... is a different path," Yazawa said. "I can take classes here that other schools don't offer." Free schools are education institutions not designated as schools under the government system. They offer an alternative education to many students who have ... 2 comments

  16. Democrats charge TN voucher bill would 'blow $175 million hole' in new public school fundingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Legislative Democrats charged today that if the General Assembly passes a school voucher program, the costs to local school districts "would nearly wipe out all the new funding" proposed by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam for K-12 education next year. "Our state is 47th in per pupil spending, and this state budget does nothing to help us move up the board against other states," House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh, D-Ripley said in a news release.

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  17. More than 500 express interest in Early CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Times

    Plans for Hall County's Early College @ Jones are moving quickly. More than 530 high school students expressed an interest in the program, and formal applications are due today.

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  18. Carrollton, Central make list of - Most Challenging Schools'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Times Georgian

    Both Central and Carrollton high schools were named to the list, which ranks schools based on advanced placement , international baccalaureate and advanced international certificate of education tests given at each school during the school year. The list also considers each school's average ACT and SAT scores, as well as college test participation.

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  19. Early childhood education initiative admirable 22 minutes ago At this ...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Victoria Advocate

    At this point, it's become a cliche to say education is the key to a better life. But just because something is said so often, to the point where it's almost trite, does not make it any less true.

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  20. Reimagining our extracurricular cultureRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Daily Princetonian

    At a holiday party over winter break, I asked a high school friend, who had entered Yale as a freshman in the fall, about her college experiences. Between boozy tales and suite-mate anecdotes, she mentioned that she had joined a publication and dropped it within two weeks.

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