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  1. Orleans beats predictions for the 'vulnerable'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    An education think tank at Tulane University says New Orleans' public high schools appear to be exceeding expectations at educating so-called "vulnerable students." The study, released Wednesday by Tulane's Cowen Institute, defines vulnerable students as those who are more than two years above grade-level age in ninth grade, who failed an eighth-grade assessment test, who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches or who are eligible for special education services.

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  2. School spending by affluent is widening U.S. wealth gap, data findsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways: Preschool can lift children from poverty.

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  3. Students return to class after school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

    SO FAR, NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. ==== IT'S BACK TO CLASS THIS MORNING... FOR STUDENTS AT FERN CREEK HIGH SCHOOL.

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  4. "Cloud Computing in Education Market - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2014-2019)" PublishedRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The cloud computing market in education is defined as the summation ofcloud service models and deployment models. The cloud computing market in education identifies the latest patterns and technology that is essentialfor any institution across the globe.

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  5. States Mixed on Waiver Leeway for Teacher EvaluationsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Education Week

    More than a third of states with No Child Left Behind Act waivers say they want to take the U.S. Department of Education up on its recent offer to put off incorporating student test scores into teacher evaluations until the end of this school year, according to an Education Week survey of state education departments. The offer, made in August, was available to any waiver state that is making the transition to new assessments in the 2014-15 school year.

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  6. Abbott, Davis trade attacks in final gubernatorial debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... debate, with both candidates squabbling over Davis' claim that Abbott wants to subject 4-year-olds to standardized testing. He said he wants that no more than he wants a "cow to jump over the moon." Davis also went after Abbott for defending $5.4 ...

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  7. Common Core classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Center for American Progress

    Raising academic standards has been part of the education policy discourse for decades. As early as the 1990s, states and school districts attempted to raise student achievement by developing higher standards and measuring student progress according to more rigorous benchmarks.

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  8. Great Value Colleges Releases List of 50 Great Affordable Colleges in the NortheastRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WICU12 Erie

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  9. State Test Security Policies Lag Behind TechnologyRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | ACT Newsroom

    Numerous states are increasing their use of computerized assessments, but few have updated their laws to account for the new cheating risks this testing format poses, according to The End of Erasures: Updating Test Security Laws and Policies for Computerized Testing, an ACT report released today at the first Conference on Test Security, cohosted by ACT. Interest in attending college continues to grow among U.S. high school graduates, according to ACT's annual Condition of College & Career Readiness report.

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  10. Yes to tests, but school is so much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

    ... a clear and detailed picture of overall learning in Durham and Clarington elementary schools. Indeed, standardized testing has more than its fair share of critics among parents and educators, most of whom who argue that such tests do little to ...

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  11. DCPS Chancellor cites academic progress, but there is a long way to goRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The Washington Post's Michael Alison Chandler reports today that DCPS Chancellor Kay Henderson, in her second State of D.C. Public Schools address on Tuesday, spoke about the tremendous progress being made across the traditional school system: "Henderson described many investments that the city is making in the school system. This year, she said, middle schools have extra funding for counselors, psychologists and enrichment opportunities.

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  12. Teachers (Be)RatedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Reason Magazine

    Last year, Irby Elementary School's Kim Cook was crowned teacher of the year, only to receive an "unsatisfactory" rating on her official evaluation. What happened? In 2011, the Florida legislature passed a law setting up a new way to assess educators.

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  13. School spending by affluent is widening wealth gapRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Post Register

    Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways: Preschool can lift children from poverty.

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  14. Abbott, Davis duke it out in debate ranging from Ebola to economic incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... important to remind Texans to remain calm. Turning to education, Davis accused Abbott of advocating standardized testing for children as young as 4 years old. Abbott called the claim a mischaracterization. "I no more want 4-year-olds to take ...

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  15. Four local students named National Merit Scholar semifinalistsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

    Four Warren County students have been named semifinalists for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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  16. St. Joseph School in Fayetteville receives national recognitionRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... Private Education recommended St. Joseph for the recognition because of its strong academic showing on standardized testing. The students in first through seventh grades take the Stanford 10 exam, published by the council, Pohlmeier said. Assistant ...

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  17. Davis, Abbott go on offensive over ethics, health care, education in final debateRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Texan

    ... to victims. A woman has five months to make a very difficult [decision]." Davis said Abbott supports standardized testing for four-year-old students in his pre-K plan. According to Davis, the pressure of high-stakes standardized testing is ...

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  18. Davis, Abbott trade attacks on ethics, Enterprise FundRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Chron

    The second and final debate of the Texas governor's race turned into a heated showdown Tuesday night as Democrat Wendy Davis accused Republican Greg Abbott of not telling the truth on a variety of issues and Abbott accused her of profiting from a state business-incentives program. "You are not telling the truth right now, and you know you are not telling the truth," Davis told Abbott at one point, after he said she "personally profited" from one deal to locate a Cabela's outdoor superstore in Fort Worth because it used a title company she partly owned.

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  19. Six MAUHS students honored for achievement on PSATsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    In addition to the two National Merit Scholarship Program semi-finalists that were announced earlier this month, Mount Anthony Union High School was recently informed that four other students were named Commended Students. After 1.5 million high school students from across the country took the PSAT in October of 2013, high schools were notified in April if any of their students were among the top 50,000 scorers.

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  20. A new alternative to college and career readiness examsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ESchool News

    Bucking the national assessment trend, Alabama and others are using a new exam from ACT Aspire to make sure students as young as third grade are on a path to college or career readiness.... Register today and receive free access to all our news and resources and the ability to customize your news by topic with My eSchool News.

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