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  1. Should school standardized testing be required by law?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABA Journal

    ... minate the PARCC test altogether, Fox10 reported. So this week, we would like to ask you: Should school standardized testing be required by law? Or should individual districts, schools or students decide whether or not to participate?

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  2. Is Harvard Showing Bias Against Asian-Americans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | National Public Radio

    A group of more than 60 organizations has filed a complaint with the federal government claiming Harvard holds higher expectations for its Asian applicants than other minorities. The coalition is made up of nonprofit organizations, including Chinese, Pakistani and Indian groups, and it claims Harvard uses racial quotas to control the number of Asian-Americans on campus.

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  3. Teen arrested for breaking an entire school district's internetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Engadget

    A teenager from Idaho has landed themselves in hot water after arranging a takedown of their school district's internet access. KTVB News reports that the 17-year-old student paid a third party to conduct a distributed denial of service attack that forced the entire West Ada school district offline.

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  4. Teen Launches DDoS Attack On His School District's NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Ubergizmo

    We've seen teens lash out in all sorts of ways, but with technology being so prevalent in our lives and with us depending so much on it, it seems that one way teens might have found a new way to disrupt our lives. According to a report from KTVB News , it seems that a teen from Idaho launched a DDoS attack on his school district's entire network.

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  5. Michigan Senate approves new educator evaluation standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Education Week

    The Michigan Senate has voted to implement state standards for evaluating teachers and school administrators while also delaying implementation of the evaluations. Senators voted 22-15 Wednesday for follow-up legislation to a 2011 Republican-backed law that revised teacher tenure rules.

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  6. How Are CUSD High Schools Really Performing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    ... rather than maintain our facilities. California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress / Standardized Testing and Reporting Results for All Students in Science- English Language Arts Mathematics and History/Science (Three-Year Comparison) ...

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  7. Guest Commentary: Report student results? State board opts outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Denver Post

    The news that the Colorado State Board of Education wants to keep Colorado from finding out how well our students performed on recent science and social studies assessments makes me eager to deliver some recent test results before they, too, are suppressed. Other states have faced similar apprehension that the new tests would produce alarming results.

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  8. Tougher UMN admissions draw more elite, more diverse studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | TwinCities

    Patrick Dugan, right, leads a tour group of students and parents through the University of Minnesota campus on Friday, May 15, 2015. The U's incoming freshman class continues the decade-long trend that's seen dramatic increases in ACT scores and application numbers.

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  9. Harvard's Asian Problem: Jason Riley has an oped in the Wall ...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Instapundit.com

    HARVARD'S ASIAN PROBLEM: Jason Riley has an oped in the Wall Street Journal titled "The New Jews of Harvard ." Harvard is likely on the first of many elite, liberal/progressive universities to now find their affirmative action admissions policies biting them in the tuchus.

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  10. Will More Money, Reviews Improve on Common Core?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Daily News

    That question comes to mind in the aftermath of the legislative session as the Tennessee General Assembly passed a bill "repealing and replacing" Common Core, a set of K-12 education standards, by adding another layer of review and pushing the governor's process for completion to 2017, along with adding a $400,000 expense. Public comment on Tennessee's standards, a massive set of guidelines determining when students should learn what, closed April 30, eliciting more than 131,000 reviews and 20,300 written comments from 2,260 reviewers, according to the Tennessee Board of Education.

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  11. Colorado school testing reduction signed into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Education Week

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed off on a reduction in the number of statewide standardized tests given to school children. The governor signed a bill Wednesday morning to end some mandatory testing in early grades and late in high school.

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  12. House approves bill allowing students to opt out of examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Education Week

    The Illinois House has approved a bill that would protect students and their schools from being "negatively impacted" if they choose not to take state assessment tests. Lawmakers approved the measure by a 64-47 vote Tuesday.

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  13. Math tests for nearly 550,000 Florida students won't countRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Education Week

    The Florida Department of Education says that the math tests taken by nearly 550,000 students won't count this school year. The department sent out a memo this week to school districts telling them the results from end-of-course exams in Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II will not be available until September.

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  14. Highlights of education proposals in Wisconsin budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Education Week

    The Wisconsin Legislature's budget-writing committee early Wednesday approved its long-anticipated funding plan for education in the state over the next two years. The entire state spending plan is expected to pass the Joint Finance Committee next week, and then head to the Senate and Assembly for votes.

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  15. Michigan Senate to OK teacher evaluation changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Education Week

    The Michigan Senate is expected to vote to implement state standards for evaluating teachers and school administrators while also delaying their implementation. Starting in the 2017-18 school year, year-end educator evaluations in Michigan would have to be based in part on students' standardized test scores, including how they progress over the year.

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  16. Harvest Park students recognized for academic excellenceRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Over 20 students from Harvest Park Middle School were honored as some of the brightest young people in the world at regional award ceremonies for academically advanced children, sponsored by the John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth . "We are proud of our students' accomplishments," said Harvest Park principal Ken Rocha.

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  17. Editorials from around New YorkRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Washington Times

    Lost in the blur of state government is a bill that would amend the education law to provide parents the right and authority to exempt their children from taking standardized assessments. That already is their right, albeit a bit fuzzy, and this legislation would make it clear.

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  18. Mansfield ISD joins UNT's Eagle Advantage programRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | University of North Texas News Service

    Juniors in Mansfield ISD who rank in the top 20 percent of their class will earn guaranteed admission to UNT. In addition, this year's Mansfield ISD seniors who rank in the top 20 percent will be grandfathered into the program, receiving automatic admission to UNT.

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  19. C2 Education Announces the Crib to College SweepstakesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Creative Mac

    C2 has been helping students achieve their academic goals for almost 20 years. The company offers subject tutoring and is the leader in the new, harder SAT, PSAT and ACT test prep courses.

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  20. Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald honor 2015 Silver Knight Award winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Miami Herald

    One young lady was diagnosed with Stage IV pediatric cancer and created a support group for teenage cancer patients. Another took a simple peanut butter and jelly sandwich and turned it into 3,000 to feed the homeless.

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