Standardized Testing Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. D-303 Class of 2017 earns record ACT scoresRead the original story

    Tuesday | Kane Co. Chronicle

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  2. There's a new call for Americans to embrace Chinese-style education. Why that's a huge mistake.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Students attend a class at the Democracy Elementary and Middle School in Sitong town, Henan province, China, on Dec. 3, 2013. Every now and again, someone decides to write something about how American students would do well if they only went to schools that were run like those in China, which, supposedly are rigorous and produce hard-working students who do well on standardized tests.

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  3. Maine plan to comply with Every Student Succeeds Act approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... they are experiencing," Paling said. Though parents have the right to opt their children out of standardized testing, the Every Student Succeeds Act requires at least 95 percent of students take the test. According to the state plan, Maine schools ...

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  4. 9 Back-to-School Tips for Parents and StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New York Times

    Is your child feeling left out? Angry at you? Embarrassed to speak up during class? Don't ignore these feelings. Unless emotions are properly dealt with, children won't be able to reach their full academic potential.

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  5. Tamaqua school boardRead the original story

    Tuesday | Times News

    "They include state-required testing such as Keystone Exams and PSSA tests, along with items such as DIBELS tests that assess a student's levels before the onset of their educational experience," Kinder said. "At times, other testing measures may be used if determined to be valuable, however these exams are common ones that take place for the most part on a yearly basis."

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  6. Looking at Tucson Unified's AzMERIT Scores: Another ApproachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tucson Weekly

    Last week, I took the Star to task for its article about Pima County districts' AzMERIT scores in the post, To Understand Pima County Test Scores, Follow the [Parents'] Money . Comparing Tucson Unified's test scores with districts whose students come from more affluent homes where parents have more formal education makes little sense, I wrote.

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  7. Test prep or admissions planning - which comes first for MBA applicants?Read the original story

    Tuesday | The GMAT Club Journal

    The process of applying to business school can feel overwhelming -- especially before you get started. A stressful question that confronts applicants early on is, "Where do I begin?" MBA candidates know that they can't apply without a standardized test score, but they also realize there's a long list of other priorities in order to maximize their chances for admission.

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  8. Do Business School Rankings Matter? (And If So, Why)?Read the original story

    Monday | The GMAT Club Journal

    Choosing an MBA program to attend is no easy feat, with so many factors to consider. One factor that plays an important role for many applicants is the ranking of the business school itself.

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  9. Lane: Schools sued after doubling down on failed bonus programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Imagine a company created an incentive program to raise morale and help with retention. To reward and encourage its best employees.

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  10. LCPS to tell its story of improvement at accreditation group's conference Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kinston Free Press

    ... and growth for the students we are so fortunate to serve.” Preliminary results from state standardized testing last spring show significant improvements in terms of student proficiency and academic growth for all schools. Williams and other ...

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  11. Our View: Shopping for a collegeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Commercial Dispatch

    High-achieving students may be different in myriad ways, but one thing they have in common is keen sense of curiosity. It is that drive to know more, to understand better, to challenge orthodoxy that drives that student to go beyond what is expected.

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  12. Helping Iowa students succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Evening Journal

    A respected survey shows a shift in what Americans want in a high school education. Americans overwhelmingly support a greater K-12 focus on career preparation, according to the PDK Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools.

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  13. The - nation's report card' says it assesses critical thinking in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events The 'nation's report card' says it assesses critical thinking in history - but NAEP gets an F on that score The National Assessment of Educational Progress is often referred to as "the nation's report card" or the "gold standard" in student assessment because it is seen as the most consistent nationally representative measure of U.S. student achievement since the 1990s and because it is supposed to be able to assess what students " know and can do ." It is administered every two years to groups of U.S. students in the fourth and eighth grades, and less frequently to high school students.

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  14. Junior year is critical - here are 5 things to do today to get into college next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    For all those parents of juniors in high school, this will be one of the busiest and most important school years for your child. This is the year of lots of standardized tests, including the PSAT and a chance at a National Merit Scholarship.

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  15. Moore scores within top one percent on PSATRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Covington Leader

    Dwight Melvyn Moore is one of four Christian Brothers High School seniors to be named National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. During his junior year, he scored among the top one percent of students on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test.

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  16. RA Butler Infant and Junior Schools become latest to sign up to Saffron Academy TrustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Saffron Walden Reporter

    RA Butler Infant and Junior Schools signed up to the Trust earlier this month, and now joins Saffron Walden County High School, Katherine Semar Infant and Junior Schools and Alec Hunter Academy in Braintree. As a result of the signing, RA Butler's executive headteacher, Emma Vincent, will take on a new role as one of the two deputy CEOs in the Trust, working alongside Julie Puxley who is headteacher at Katherine Semar.

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  17. Daniel seniors are Merit Scholar semifinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Easley Progress

    This selection is based on the students' scores on the PSAT test that is administered by the College Board and co-sponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 1.6 million high school students took this test and the top 16,000 were named semifinalists.

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  18. On reform, quicken the paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anson Record

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

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  19. Paying For College Without Going Broke: 2018 EditionRead the original story

    Tuesday | Health News Digest

    A college education is a wise investment. College degree-holders on average have greater lifetime earnings, lower unemployment rates, and even longer lives than people with only a high school diploma.

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  20. Kellogg Dean Announces ResignationRead the original story

    Tuesday | The GMAT Club Journal

    Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management 's Dean Sally Blount has announced that she will step down at the end of the 2017-2018 academic year. Blount is entering her seventh year as dean.

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