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  1. Louis C.K. on HIgh Stakes TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

    ... when he wrote a string of tweets , including: My kids used to love math. Now it makes them cry. Thanks standardized testing and common core! - Louis C.K. (@louisck) April 28, 2014 Sorry. I sit with my kids as they so their HW they devour knowledge. ...


  2. Choose to refuse: Say 'no' to Common Core testingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    This is National School Choice Week, but I want to talk about parents' school testing choice. Moms and dads, you have the inherent right and responsibility to protect your children.


  3. Louisville manufacturers back two-year program at Jefferson Community and Technical CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    A new two-year associates degree at Jefferson Community and Technical College will allow students to learn industrial skills while working as an apprentice at one of about a dozen manufacturers in Louisville like General Electric, nth/works and Atlas Machine & Supply. The first class of the Advanced Manufacturing Technician program will start in August at JCTC's technical campus at 8th and Chestnut streets, where students will take classes two days a week and work the other three days at one of the sponsoring manufacturing companies.


  4. Millburn, Essex teachers' groups concerned about new NJ examRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    In the spring, Millburn Township students in grades three through 11 will take new standardized tests on computers being implemented in New Jersey. The local teachers' union is among the groups to express reservations about the new exams.


  5. Michigan switching to SAT after ACT loses appealRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Michigan high school students will be taking the SAT for their college entrance exam next spring after testing company ACT lost its appeal of the contract change. ACT was informed Tuesday in a letter from the state Department of Technology, Management and Budget that their appeal had been denied.


  6. Parents, teachers at Eugene event critical of state testingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Oregon schools chief Rob Saxton visited Eugene to hear what parents and teachers think about the new state standardized tests. The more challenging computerized tests are based on the Common Core State Standards, a set of learning goals for each grade level that Oregon and 42 other states have adopted.


  7. Pinellas to tally homeless ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

    Although some pretend they don't exist, there are scores of people sleeping in cars and, worse, on concrete in Pinellas County.


  8. VCU Says SATa s Dona t Matter, Grades DoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    University President Michael Rao announced the school will no longer require students with a grade point average of 3.3 or higher to submit SAT scores.


  9. Mid-Prairie project bids $350,000 under budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

    Bids for the five-classroom addition to the Mid-Prairie Middle School came in $350,000 under budget, "which has made us very happy," Project Manager Doug Ziegler told the Mid-Prairie Board of Education Monday. It means the estimated $3.4 million project, part of a $10.6 million districtwide improvement effort, may be able to pick up five alternates, totaling less than $300,000.


  10. Get Ready for Calculus in Third Grade, KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | National Journal

    In suburban Howard County, Md., lots of students take calculus in high school. Or at least, lots of white and Asian students do.


  11. Spotlight On West Coast Design Queen Kelly WearstlerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    I'm currently the managing editor of, Haute Living magazine's real estate and interior design website. I'm also a part-time writing instructor at TestTakers, an SAT prep company, and a contributing writer at a variety of online and print publications.


  12. Change standardized testing, don't delete itRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... t for the year adds worth and significance to the testing. More easily said than done, certainly, but standardized testing needs to no longer be the necessary evil. Rather, it should evolve into the anticipated confirmation of a job well done by all.


  13. VOTE: Should PARCC be the only standardized test given to NJ students?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... Manalapan Englishtown Cares About Schools, who told me that it wasn't unusual to have some form of standardized testing growing up in New York City what with Regents Tests being given as finals. The problem comes in when there appears to be a bulk ...


  14. What Cuomo could learnRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... to its failed implementation plan and supports a three-year moratorium on high-stakes consequences from standardized testing. Cuomo has not taken any of this into consideration as he makes his plans. Teachers and Principals however seem to be the ...


  15. College Corner: Have wanderlust? Go overseas for collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    What you may not be aware of is that there is a similar, albeit smaller, trend flowing in the opposite direction. Increasingly when I work with students to develop their college lists, we have some international schools in the mix.


  16. Beyond the Classroom: Is the a kindergarten crama doing more harm than good for our kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Many of us recall the stories of kindergarten - drawing and pasting our masterpieces, dancing the hokey pokey, playing Duck, Duck, Goose, making shapes in sandbox, singing, clapping and playing make believe were some of the headliners. Yet with our own kindergarten children, we don't often see this.


  17. Happy Birthday, Daunte Culpepper: Jan. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Post Game

    Daunte Rachard Culpepper was born January 28, 1977, in Florida. His mother was serving prison time for armed robbery when she was pregnant with him.


  18. 'Incredibly successful' Saffron Walden secondary school teacher retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Saffron Walden Reporter

    A headteacher who transformed his secondary school into one of the highest-achieving comprehensives in the country is to step down after 12 years in the role. A headteacher who transformed his secondary school into one of the highest-achieving comprehensives in the country is to step down after 12 years in the role.


  19. Deadly duo plays the ACTRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Shawn Hall and Matthew Rodgers bring their unique brand of blues to Maple Ridge Saturday night start at 8 p.m. at the ACT Otherwise known as HAM, The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer is Shawn 'The Harpoonist' Hall and Matthew 'The Axe Murderer' Rogers. The blues duo influences range from the iconic song writing of Willie Dixon to the boundary pushing of Jack White and Danger Mouse.


  20. Schreiber still looking for scholarship candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    State Rep. Kevin Schreiber, D-York, is still looking candidates from his district -- the 95th Legislative District -- to apply for the Valley Forge Military College Legislative Appointment Initiative for the 2015 school year. The deadline for applications is Feb. 16. "Any student is eligible for this scholarship, not just those pursuing a career in the Armed Forces," Schreiber said in a prepared statement.