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  1. More testing reduction for Colorado pupilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Greeley Tribune

    Colorado school children are getting more than one testing break this week. A national consortium has reduced the number of standardized tests and the hours students will have to sit for them next year.

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  2. Complaints shorten Common Core testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post-gazette.com

    ... President Barack Obama, also have called upon states and schools to reduce the amount of time spent on standardized testing. "This is very much driven by what the states have been hearing from their schools and districts," PARCC spokesman David ...

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  3. Goldman: Hedge Funds Buy Apple and FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Barron's

    Hedge funds remain overloaded with shares of Actavis , Apple and Facebook , but can thank small-caps and energy stocks for decent performance so far this year. Goldman Sachs' Ben Snider and team summarized first-quarter hedge fund positioning in the wake of last week's filing dump, as well as performance trends, on Thursday.

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  4. Separating truths and half-truths in teachers walkoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... above," Parker said. Another one of the union's concerns is what it calls "attacks on the profession." Standardized testing has been a source of stress for teachers over the last several years. Many worry salaries will somehow be tied to test ...

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  5. Administrators discuss teacher evaluationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Silver City Sun-News

    La Plata Middle School Principal Louis Alvarez discusses the state's teacher evaluation system on Tuesday at the Silver Consolidated Schools Board of Education meeting. Randal Seyler - Sun-News SILVER CITY >> Silver Schools administrators expressed their frustrations with the state's teacher evaluation system on Tuesday during the Silver Consolidated School District's Board of Education meeting.

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  6. Morgan County REA announces scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fort Morgan Times

    Morgan County Rural Electric Association is pleased to announce that nine local high school seniors have been selected for post-secondary college or vocational scholarships from MCREA for 2015. This year Morgan County REA awarded five $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors and one $1,000 scholarship to a current post-secondary student who will be returning to college or trade school, with Tri-State Generation and Transmission offering two $500 scholarships and Basin Electric Power Cooperative sponsoring one $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors.

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  7. Hoover High says goodbye to about 640 seniors in Class of 2015 at graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    If you thought it took a long time to read through the names and award diplomas to all of your high school graduating class, imagine being a student at Hoover High School. Principal Don Hulin, the leader of the largest high school in Alabama, handed out about 640 diplomas tonight at the graduation ceremony for Hoover's Class of 2015 at Bartow Arena in Birmingham.

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  8. Weis to attend Purdue, secures coveted scholarshipRead the original story

    Thursday | Free Press

    Many students in the area tend to join the military after high school graduation, but very seldom do many acheive the type of recognition that Wilmington's Colin Weis has. "Back in November one of my friends told me about how he went over to the Marines recruiting office, and they told him about this scholarship, because he qualified with his ACT score," Weis said.

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  9. Training psychiatrists in Windsor should bolster mental health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Windsor Star

    Dr. Gerry Cooper is introduced after being appointed Associate Dean of Windsor Program, The Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry Wednesday 20, 2011. Windsor will start training psychiatrists full-time starting July 1, a move that should eventually translate into more psychiatrists staying to set up shop in this "grossly underserviced" community.

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  10. York Country Day School students participate in 17th annual 'Show What You Know' ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The York Daily Record

    ... other ways for students to show what they know, Miller said. Sometimes, that means doing some form of standardized testing, she said. But in most cases, students are asked to do project-based learning. "Not all learning has black and white answers," ...

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  11. Graduates are celebrated in special Tyler Paper sectionRead the original story

    Thursday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... than 70 area high schools. They've worked hard to get to this point, studied hard, endured rounds of standardized testing. But they made it. When each graduate walks the stage, shifts the tassel on their cap to the other side and takes that diploma ...

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  12. ISTEP+ Security concerns after cyber attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Indianapolis- The Indiana State Board of Education is re-analyzing the contract with Pearson, the company administering the ISTEP+ test after they fell victim to a cyber attack. Fox 59 reports standardized testing was halted statewide after Wednesday's attack on Pearson.

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  13. Teacher walkout: Teachers are in solidarity against inequitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Times

    ... basic equipment and resources. Teachers from every school are together in questioning the explosion in standardized testing that robs students of learning time. As a state, we are not supporting all of our students fairly with the arts, highly ...

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  14. Amid student opt-outs, trustees blast testingRead the original story

    Thursday | Point Reyes Light

    Standardized testing offers no significant benefit for student education, the trustees of the Lagunitas School District have declared. Last week, trustees unanimously passed a resolution that cites numerous drawbacks to state-mandated evaluations, from student stress to administrative costs, making a statement they hope will clarify the district's stance on standardized testing for parents and teachers.

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  15. Officials: Maryland Students Will Take Fewer Tests Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

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  16. Stars........Alphabets.........Not A Good System Says NelsonRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    One of the budget amendments approved by the Joint Finance Committee this week is requiring all schools to be rated in report cards on a five-star system, rather than letter grades. Not to the 100% liking of La Crosse School District Superintendent, Randy Nelson.

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  17. Gretna students honor officer OrozcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KETV-TV

    Students at Gretna high school honor officers who rink their lives for the public's safety by presenting flags at half-staff. IS ENCOURAGING NEBRASKANS TO PULL TOGETHER AND SUPPORT EACH OTHER DURING THIS TOUGH TIME.

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  18. 11-Year-Old Youngest to Graduate Sacramento CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NBC Bay Area

    At age 11, Tanishq Abraham was the youngest this year to graduate from a Sacramento college with three degrees on Wednesday night, and possibly in the school's 60-year-history. "The assumption is that he's the all-time youngest," American River College spokesman Scott Crow told NBC Bay Area on Thursday.

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  19. Roswell Students Awarded National Merit, Achievement ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Patch.com

    Over two dozen graduating seniors in the Fulton County school system were named winners in the 2015 National Merit and National Achievement scholarship programs. Along with the prestigious National Merit/National Achievement Scholar distinction, these 38 students earn cash scholarships to use at the college or university of their choice.

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  20. The Walker School's Connor Barre Scores Perfect "36" on ACT College Admission TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Patch.com

    Connor Barre, a junior at The Walker School in Cobb County, has achieved an honor few students can match: a composite score of 36, the highest possible score on the ACT college admission and placement exam. The ACT reports that his score is extremely rare, with less than one-tenth of one percent of all test takers earning the top score.

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