Standardized Testing Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Hahnville student drops mic with perfect 36 on his first ACT testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NOLA.com

    Hahnville High School senior David Broussard is all smiles after scoring a perfect 36 on his ACT He is pictured here with Hahnville High School Principal Brian Lumar. Hahnville High School senior David Broussard is all smiles after scoring a perfect 36 on his ACT He is pictured here with Hahnville High School Principal Brian Lumar.

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  2. CSU faculty rebels against changes in remedial and math education, calls for delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Pasadena Star-News

    California State University faculty is rebelling against recently announced changes in remedial education and math requirements at the 23-campus system and wants delays of at least a year. So far the university's administration shows no indication of slowing down.

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  3. National Party leader Bill English. Photo: New Zealand HeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    New Zealand's ruling National Party says it is best placed to form the next government after securing the biggest slice of the vote in Saturday's election, but it will need the support of a populist maverick to get there. Prime Minister Bill English, whose party won 46 per cent of the vote, said he's confident he can reach a deal with New Zealand First Party leader Winston Peters in coming days to produce a stable administration.

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  4. 2017 Australian Dance Awards Winners AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Winners of the 2017 Australian Dance Awards were announced tonight, Sunday 24 September, at the Arts Centre Melbourne. The awards were hosted by cabaret star Yana Alana and dance sensation Benjamin Hancock.

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  5. DAILEY: Setting the record straight on student achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Douglas County Sentinel

    On Sunday, Sept. 17, the Douglas County Sentinel published a letter to the editor from Jeremy Noonan, a former Douglas County School System employee and frequent critic of the school system.

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  6. Despite challenges, Louisiana schools making 'dramatic gains' | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NOLA.com

    While there is much to be admired in columnist Bob Mann's recent efforts to call attention to grave problems in our state, his most recent column's juxtaposing of poverty in Louisiana with the possibility of high academic achievement among Louisiana's children, and his claims that school reform has neither worked nor is possible in the absence of resolving social and economic issues, is not accurate and not productive. It is true that health, family stability, trauma and other life conditions impact the experience a child has in school.

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  7. See how Coast high schools scored on this yeara s ACT testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sunherald.com

    The average ACT scores for juniors in Mississippi last school year fell short of the minimum score needed to be deemed college ready in all four testing areas. Overall, juniors saw a dip in scores from 18.3 in 2016 to 18 in 2017, state education officials said.

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  8. Three at LC earn top PSAT scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Lowell Sun

    Lowell Catholic offers sophomores and juniors an opportunity to take the PSAT exams to prepare them for the SATs as seniors. PSAT and SAT scores are one of the tools used as a predictor of a student's future college success.

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  9. Canberra public school canteens make the switch to healthy foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Age

    Mount Rogers Primary canteen manager Amarylise Besseya coined a new phrase when the government introduced strict new guidelines on what could be sold in school tuckshops: hot dog syndrome. The epidemic swept through some Canberra school canteens - and some still suffer the effects.

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  10. Why do poor, black kids do worse on Ohio's standardized tests?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Columbus Dispatch

    Even as Ohio students have improved their performance on state tests, bad news regarding a poverty-related achievement gap is splattered across the latest state report cards. The number of economically disadvantaged students who scored proficient in third-grade reading was 31 percentage points below that of other students on the most-recent report cards.

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  11. Jackie Chan reveals his dad was a spy in startling confessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later.

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  12. Jackie Chan's spy dad hid out in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Mercury

    JACKIE Chan has disclosed shocking new details about his life growing up like the fact that his dad was a spy hiding in Australia. Six young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago.

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  13. John Hood: On reform, quicken the paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Watauga Democrat

    The annual testing data and report cards for North Carolina's public schools are out. Here are the headlines.

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  14. ACT scores dip slightly for 3 of 4 Bartow highaRead the original story

    Saturday | Daily Tribune News

    ACT scores for three of the four high schools in Bartow County dropped a half point or less from last year but continue to hover around the state and national averages. Figures released Sept.

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  15. 'Windows into nature' - a new art school for CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Canberra City News

    NatureArt Lab opens its doors from early October at M16 Artspace in Griffith with courses and workshops to inspire new interests in art, science and conservation. With a fully set up art laboratory, students will be able to learn from some of Canberra's most accomplished natural history artists, scientists and conservationists.

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  16. New Zealand's English Says He's Best Placed to Form GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    New Zealand's ruling National Party says it is best placed to form the next government after securing the biggest slice of the vote in Saturday's election, but it will need the support of a populist maverick to get there. Prime Minister Bill English, whose party won 46 percent of the vote, said he's confident he can reach a deal with New Zealand First Party leader Winston Peters in coming days to produce a stable administration.

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  17. Minnesota entrepreneur wants to improve how scholarships are awardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    Minneapolis entrepreneur Greg Dehn thinks he has a better way to match college scholarships with the students who need them. Dehn has created Kaleidoscope - an online platform to help organizations nationwide promote the scholarships they offer and help students find and apply for financial aid that fits their skills and academic plans.

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  18. Texas' political class says Harvey changed everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chron

    ... hundreds of schools across southeast Texas, it's also upended expectations for this year's round of standardized testing, known as the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness. The focus on the STAAR bothers HD Chambers, the superintendent ...

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  19. Will Houston takes a unique route to become Poly water polo starRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Press-Telegram

    Getting cut from a sports team can be tough. But for Long Beach Poly's Will Houston, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise.

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  20. Thai film 'Bad Genius' fuses Hollywood heists with high school examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | Daily Texan

    Elaborate capers are some of the most pulse-pounding scenes in cinema, and this intense Thai film combines those with the most pulse-pounding real-life moments of adolescence - standardized tests. Unknown actress Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying stars as Lynn, a brilliant but poor student who earns a scholarship to a prestigious magnet school.

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