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  1. Gators offer Sebring DE Luke Ancrum; He'll visit FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    That's where 6-foot-5 , 240-pound defensive end Luke Ancrum roams and on Monday the new football coaching staff at UF, namely defensive line coach Terrell Williams, offered the senior a scholarship. Ancrum also spoke on the phone with head coach Jim McElwain.


  2. Why do we tolerate the lifeless SAT and ACT?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    I don't need more reasons to loathe the SAT and the ACT, America's sorry excuses for college entrance exams. They are scary, narrow time-wasters.


  3. 100 teachers respond to William Carey workshopRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    William Carey University's School of Education has gotten an overwhelming response from K-12 teachers in the Pine Belt who are interested in attending a professional development workshop this summer. The Hattiesburg American reports the four-week June workshop is being funded with a $90,000 Title II grant the School of Education received from the Board of Trustees of the state Institutions of Higher Learning.


  4. Evan-Moor Introduces Daily Practice Interactive LessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PRWeb

    We are pleased to offer interactive courseware at an affordable price to help teachers adopt familiar content in a digital format. Used in over one million U.S. classrooms, Evan-Moor's daily practice resources have been helping students acquire language, reading, and math skills and prepare for standardized testing through the effective model of frequent, focused practice.


  5. Some of Canberra's poorest fork out half their income on rentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Canberrans relying on Commonwealth Rent Assistance are forking out higher portions of their income for housing, compared to recipients elsewhere in Australia. Just over half of ACT residents receiving assistance spent more than 30 per cent of their income on rent last year, more than any other state or territory, according to the Report on Government Services 2015 released on Wednesday.


  6. New ACT teachers ready for the new school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Matthew Garratt, Ryan Devlin and Matt Eyles are just three of the new teachers welcomed into the ACT system this year. As the school holidays draw to a close, the kindergarten students nervously preparing for their first day at 'big school' will be joined by 200 new public school teachers.


  7. Buffalo RE-4J Board of Education approves resolution to opt out of testing requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal-Advocate

    The Buffalo RE-4J Board of Education approved a resolution to opt out of the performance portion of the PARCC and CMAS assessments during their regular meeting last week. In a letter to the State Board of Education, the district thanked the board for passing a motion directing the Commissioner of Education to grant waivers to school districts that request not to administer the performance-based portion of the upcoming CMAS tests in English/language arts and math, calling the motion the type of "pro-active, bold leadership" the district has been calling for.


  8. The Feltonville School of Arts and Sciences on East Courtland Street.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... communicate with parents," said Jordan, who has spoken against what he contends is an overreliance on standardized testing in education. "I wonder whether this is an effort to have a chilling effect on the interactions that teachers have with ...


  9. Syracuse ranks near bottom of American cities in effective spending on education, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2013 | The Post-Standard

    The Syracuse City School District is ranked near the bottom of 90 cities in a national study released today of returns on spending for public school education. WalletHub, a social media company that compares and analyzes financial products, ranked Syracuse 82nd out of 90 cities .


  10. Meet goes back to what happens behind thoseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Captain Thunder's NASCAR News

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  11. NJ parents sound off on standardized testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... to get out of the way and let teachers, parents, and principals teach kids. "Eighty-three percent said standardized testing and test prep take time away from real learning," Wollmer said. "Eighty-five percent said high-stakes testing, standardized ...


  12. Healing body, mind, spirit - Tue, 27 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    Jill Ciccarello's sister died of cancer. Lorrie Stonehocker's husband is still battling cancer that has caused him to lose organs, including part of his stomach, as the chemo is shutting down his kidneys.


  13. How Online Learning Can Close the AP Participation GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Journal

    Last year, Courtney Durst was the only student at her high school to take AP English Language and Composition. When she was stressing about her homework, none of her friends could relate.


  14. Swimming upstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    A bill to eliminate all but the federally required tests for Colorado students is pending, while resistance to standardized testing grows across the nation.


  15. Editorial: Best policy is limited standardized testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star

    Staff photo by Rob Novitt The requirements of standardized testing currently remain in fluxfor students and policy makers both in South Carolina and federally. They may be a necessary evil, but too often, standardized testing leads to trying to put a square peg in a round hole.


  16. FWCS votes to trim bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Fort Wayne Community Schools board Monday voted unanimously to adopt a three-pronged bus transportation plan that will cut busing for about one-fourth of the district's riders, eventually saving $2.5 million. To get a truer picture of district ridership, the district is also asking parents of every student to fill out an assignment application, formerly known as an intradistrict transfer, to indicate where they want their children to attend school, even if the student attends his or her geographically assigned district.


  17. The reasons to scale back testing must be sound onesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Morning Journal

    Some Ohio legislators seem to be welcoming a recommendation that standardized testing in public schools be reduced. Many lawmakers have heard complaints from parents, students and teachers about the amount of time devoted to such examinations.


  18. NJEA poll finds concerns about standardized testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    New Jersey parents and voters say the state puts too much emphasis on high-stakes standardized tests and the amount of testing should be reduced, according to a poll released Monday by the state's largest teachers' union. Parents and voters alike said they were worried that the testing stresses students, takes money and time from other educational priorities, and forces teachers to teach to the test, according to the poll, conducted for the New Jersey Education Association.


  19. Panel says over-testing in schools may be a problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    A commission created by Gov. Chris Christie to review "the volume, frequency and impact of student assessments" in New Jersey schools has stopped short of finding fault with the upcoming PARCC assessments, but has released findings that could still embolden the growing numbers of parents locally who say they will not allow their children to sit for the tests, which begin in March. The interim report, which was released Friday, indicated the totality of classroom time spent on testing and test preparation could be crowding out instructional time and recommended that schools review the entire body of assessments being given in classrooms.


  20. Virginia Democrats, Republicans formulate agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cavalier Daily

    ... raising taxes," Howell said. Both parties called for reforming the public education system and state standardized testing to give Virginia students the opportunity to succeed. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Chris Jones, R-Suffolk, said the ...