Standardized Testing Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Natimuk recycling plant project receives thousands in grant fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Wimmera Mail-Times

    NATIMUK will soon have its very own recycling plant to convert used plastic into something brand new. Arapiles Theatre Group received a $13,856 grant through the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal to fund a small recycling plant, 3D printers and laser cutters for a new project.

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  2. Education review's stale solutions for old problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Scoop

    The Tomorrow's Schools Independent Taskforce report has produced a number of stale ideas that will do nothing to transform our education system, says ACT Leader David Seymour. "The proposed 'Education Hubs' will reduce the self-determination of individual schools by removing a number of their core responsibilities.

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  3. Festiva events: Friday, Dec. 7 a " Sunday, Dec. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | TheMonitor.com

    'SISTER ACT' McAllen Memorial High School presents the musical as part of its 30-year anniversary production. The comedy is based on the film which starred Whoopi Goldberg.

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  4. Mitch DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Jewish World Review

    Resuming a debate that has arisen occasionally in the past, some U.S. colleges have announced that they will no longer require applicants to provide standardized test scores, but instead will look to high school grade-point averages and subjective information. The institution I lead, Purdue University, will not be joining that group.

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  5. Rear-ending accounts for a third of all Canberra car accidents according to recent studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The RiotACT

    Rear-ending, like this accident on Tuggeranong Parkway a couple of months ago, is the most common car accident in Canberra. Photo: George Tsotsos.

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  6. Ohio eases graduation rules for high school seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Ohio.com

    Ohio lawmakers have made sure seniors for the next two years don't fail to graduate because of low standardized test scores, but the focus will soon turn toward finding a long-term solution. The Senate and House on Thursday gave final votes to legislation creating alternative graduation pathways for the classes of 2019 and 2020, sending it to Gov. John Kasich for his signature.

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  7. Indiana commission to examine bar exam cut score; California asked to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | ABA Journal

    Following a July 2018 bar exam pass rate of 65 percent, the Indiana Supreme Court has assembled a special commission to review the test's format and content and consider whether the cut score should be changed. The court issued the order Tuesday, the Indiana Lawyer reports.

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  8. Principals fear it's too late for renewed graduation requirements to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    ... guidance counselor at Hillsdale High School, expressed his concern that the state relied too heavily on standardized testing as one of the pillars for students to graduate. "I believe that there are students out there that just don't test well," he ...

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  9. Batavia High School announces Illinois State ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Kane Co. Chronicle

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  10. Central Falls holds emergency meeting after disappointing RICAS resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | CW28 Providence

    One community is looking to turn things around after Rhode Island Department of Education released disappointing standardized test scores. The Central Falls superintendent says that it perceives the low test scores as an emergency situation, which is why an emergency board meeting was called.

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  11. Harford superintendent pleased with top rankings, expects more schools to rise in the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Baltimore Sun

    The superintendent of Harford County schools said Thursday he's pleased with the system's performance in new state ranking released this week that show 10 county schools achieving a top five-star rank. Two days after the release of the new ratings, Superintendent Sean Bulson said he expects even more Harford schools will see their rankings improve in the future as officials share information with administrators about how the state establishes the rankings.

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  12. California Launches Updated 2018 School DashboardRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | CA Dept of Education

    The California Department of Education and the State Board of Education today launched the second version of the California School Dashboard, a website that gives parents, students, and educators access to valuable school and district data. The 2018 Dashboard includes two new metrics for evaluating school and district performance and a new, user-friendly look that makes complex data easier to understand.

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  13. St. Francis High School announces students named as Illinois State ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Kane Co. Chronicle

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  14. In Maryland, some schools overcome challenges to stand out in new rating systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Baltimore Sun

    Matthew Hornbeck, principal of Hampstead Hill Academy, one of the top performing schools in the city and state talks about receiving Maryland's five-star rating for education. Matthew Hornbeck, principal of Hampstead Hill Academy, one of the top performing schools in the city and state talks about receiving Maryland's five-star rating for education.

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  15. The Ohio Senate sent a bill back to the House that eases graduation requirements through 2020.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Cleveland.com

    ... Akron Democrat, who had her own bill to extend alternative pathways, said the state has over relied on standardized testing. She cited an Ohio Department of Education figure that some 50,000 students were at risk of not graduating in 2019. "We can't ...

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  16. Safety Michael Thomas nominated for Walter Payton Man of The Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Big Blue View

    Safety Michael Thomas has been announced as the New York Giants nominee for the Walter Payton Man of The Year award. Thomas has been a leader in the Giants' locker room since being added in free agency back in March, but more importantly, he has been a force for good in the community for far longer than he has been a Giant.

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  17. Kentucky education board passes new graduation requirements despite misgivingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Board of Education unanimously passed new high school graduation requirements Wednesday that were scaled back after a torrent of criticism last week.

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  18. Education: District tries to make sense of new state report cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Coastal Observer

    The state report cards for Georgetown County schools "are neither accurate or clear," the school district says.

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  19. Eduventures 2018 Prospective Student Surveya Report Reveals the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | PRWeb

    The most comprehensive research of student expectations and perceptions of colleges and universities nationwide, the Prospective Student Survey details how Student Mindsetsa provide critical direction for enrollment professionals. One of the most important ways to use Mindsets is the ability to train those involved in recruiting to empathize with today's prospective students.

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  20. Masters in Finance Alternatives to ConsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The GMAT Club Journal

    For some people, it's the Masters in Finance , period. It's the right type of program at the right time.

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