Standardized Testing Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Market your way into collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    As more colleges shy away from reliance on standardized test scores, more emphasis is placed on other parts of the college application. Technology has also transformed the college admission process providing students new ways to market themselves.

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  2. Are Performance Management Practices Associated With Better Outcomes? ...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | CiteULike

    The American Review of Public Administration , Vol. 44, No. 3. , pp. 324-338, doi:10.1177/0275074012468058 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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  3. NY Ed. Commissioner clarifies stance on the Opt-Out movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | North County Public Radio

    New York State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia said she will not prevent parents who want their children to skip the state's standardized tests from doing so. The commissioner detailed her views on the controversial Opt-Out movement in an interview with public radio and television.

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  4. SAT/ACT Tutoring Team Puts Finishing Touches on ACT e-Learning ProgramRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Sept. 1, 2015 - PRLog -- Traditionally, the ACT has been a more common requirement in colleges throughout the Midwest and the South.

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  5. SAT Prep Company Continues to Accumulate String of Success StoriesRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Sept. 1, 2015 - PRLog -- Every year junior and senior high school students across the country endure four grueling hours of testing purgatory in the form of the Standard Aptitude Test .

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  6. Jorge Ramos Uses Wall... but Wants Open Borders for Y'allRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Breitbart.com

    America got a first-hand look at how Mr. Trump's deportation plan would be administered when Univision's Jorge Ramos unwittingly volunteered to demonstrate the process at an Iowa press conference. After refusing to wait his turn in line to ask questions of the Republican presidential candidate, Mr. Trump "deported" Mr. Ramos from the press conference, then proceeded to bring him back in after he agreed to wait his turn - making Trump's comprehensive immigration reform plan look quite feasible.

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  7. Board of Education Discusses TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    August 31, 2015 Dear Parents, Staff and Concerned Citizens: I hope this message finds you well and settling into the routines of another school year. As I am sure you know, the first results of the new state-wide student standardized testing, SBAC, were publicly released last week.

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  8. Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the WorldRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | TCRecord

    ... emulate it. Zhao opens his book by citing cheating scandals in the US that are prevalent as a result of standardized testing. He is critical of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), Race to the Top, and the Common Core Standards. He believes that these ...

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  9. LSAT Exemption Plan Scrapped After One YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Law.com

    One year after it decided to let some law schools select up to 10 percent of their incoming classes from among students who hadn't taken the LSAT, the American Bar Association's Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar voted on July 31 to reverse course. Contact Karen Sloan at [email protected] .

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  10. PDF: Issues with first week of FSA testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    Seminole County School leaders plan to waive the use of the Florida Standards Assessments test for students next year, and instead will be using other nationally valid tests, such as the PSAT and SAT.

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  11. Putting Growth and Value-Added Models on the Map: A National OverviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2013 | TCRecord

    Background: Within the last few years, the focus on educational accountability has shifted from holding students responsible for their own performance to holding those shown to impact student performance responsible-students' teachers. Encouraged and financially incentivized by federal programs, states are becoming ever more reliant on statistical models used to measure students' growth or value added and are attributing such growth to students' teachers of record.

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  12. Make My DayMY Knees are Killing MeRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2010 | American Reporter

    America's airlines - they're the ones who told passengers to take a flying leap - have wallpapered the country with ads focusing upon how inexpensive their basic airfares are. While I don't enjoy flying, I recently had to get from here to there and back.

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  13. Ita s more than secessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    It would be easy to write off a secessionist movement in New York as just another quirky, quixotic quest by some disgruntled folks. But government and political leaders take note: Around the state and nation are increasing signs that people of all political persuasions - right, left and center - feel left behind by a society that no longer works for them.

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  14. Sunrise Hitek's Wired Keyboard is Now Apple MFI CertifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Sunrise Hitek's Wired keyboard is now Apple MFI Certified. It is available with 8-pin Lightning or 30-pin dock connector .

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  15. School choice on trial in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wave

    Nevada adopted in June the most expansive school choice program in the country in an attempt to offer parents greater educational choices for their children. Now, the American Civil Liberties Union and defenders of the bureaucratic status quo are fighting back.

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  16. Poor Review: W.Va. schools must take note of bad scoresRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Mountain State residents know our children need first-class educations in order to compete with their peers from other states and nations for good jobs in the future. But we have virtually no idea how well our public schools compare to those in other states.

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  17. Another View -- John White: New Orleans' education system worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

    IN SEPTEMBER, a congressional conference committee will take up the Elementary and Secondary Education Act amid a political climate far more divided than in 2001, when Congress last reauthorized the legislation as the bipartisan No Child Left Behind Act.

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  18. Common Core not helping test scoresRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

    States that bowed to federal pressure to adopt the "Common Core" public school standards, including West Virginia, are not taking a common approach to testing students.

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  19. Editorial: It's more than secessionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    It would be easy to write off a secessionist movement in New York as just another quirky, quixotic quest by some disgruntled folks. But government and political leaders take note: Around the state and nation are increasing signs that people of all political persuasions - right, left and center - feel left behind by a society that no longer works for them.

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  20. Common Core not helping test scoresRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

    States that bowed to federal pressure to adopt the "Common Core" public school standards, including West Virginia, are not taking a common approach to testing students.

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