Standardized Testing Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. College Readiness Declines, Especially in Math, ACT Exams IndicateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Wall Street Journal

    A greater percentage of U.S. high-school graduates who took the ACT college-entrance exam aren't ready for college-level coursework, with math readiness at a 14-year low. ACT on Wednesday released its annual report, the Condition of College and Career Readiness, that shows only 40% of 2018 graduates taking the ACT met a benchmark indicating they could succeed in a first-year college algebra class.

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  2. The LSAT is going digital, following the footsteps of other graduate school entry examsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    Stay plugged into Penn with this daily newsletter rounding up all of the top headlines from across The Daily Pennsylvanian, Inc. The week's top stories from The DP and beyond, meticulously curated for parents and alumni, and delivered into your inboxes every Sunday morning. The Law School Admission Test, commonly known as the LSAT, will undergo the largest change in recent history, ditching its traditional pen-and-paper format to a digital interface.

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  3. Bill Providing Alternatives to Keystone Exam Graduation Requirements Set for EnactmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | GantDaily.com

    Legislation, sponsored by Senator Tom McGarrigle , providing students with alternatives to Keystone Exams to fulfill high school graduation requirements received final legislative approval Tuesday and is set for enactment into law. Senate Bill 1095 will offer students who do not score proficient on Keystone exams alterative pathways to demonstrate their readiness to graduate from high school.

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  4. Liberals fear for safety of Canberra school kids after 51 schools left without dedicated bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The RiotACT

    Students from 51 schools across the ACT will no longer have a dedicated bus service dropping them at school. File photo.

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  5. Austin Beutner and Alex Caputo-Pearl: Two leaders on a collision course toward a teachers strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... without resolution. "It is about working conditions, the role of charter schools in the district, standardized testing, and the role that teachers will have in public schools in Los Angeles." The union "has framed this as a 'let's save public ...

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  6. West Hartford School Board Considers Different Start Times, Vote Expected In NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The Hartford Courant

    West Hartford 's board of education narrowed the district's start times to two options after a lengthy discussion at Tuesday night's meeting. Elementary school level - either 8:40 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. or 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The school board has considered start times for over a year and established a committee to research impacts and benefits.

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  7. The 2018 ACT college readiness benchmarks.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Alabama Live

    Alabama high school students who graduated in 2018 and took the ACT college entrance exam, on the whole, had pretty much the same results as students who took the exam four years earlier, according to The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2018, released Wednesday by ACT. Alabama Superintendent Eric Mackey said, "We were certainly hoping for some increases but we're overall not too disappointed because our numbers are tracking with the national numbers."

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  8. Former CCSD Teacher Is Bringing Grades and SAT Scores Up in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | PRWeb

    Club Z! Tutoring of Henderson, NV, proudly serving families in Henderson, Green Valley, Seven Hills, and Anthem is celebrating its official grand opening with special offers, including FREE SAT or ACT test preparation programs. Local families are encouraged to like and follow the Club Z! Tutoring of Henderson, NV Facebook page to participate in all of its grand opening special offers and promotions or call 702-852-1233 to register.

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  9. Club Z! Tutoring of Stockbridge, GA Opens for Business: Offering Free ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | PRWeb

    Club Z! Tutoring of Stockbridge, GA, proudly serving families in Stockbridge and its surrounding areas, is celebrating its official grand opening with special offers, including FREE SAT or ACT test preparation programs. Local families are encouraged to like and follow the Club Z! Tutoring of Stockbridge Facebook page to participate in all of its grand opening special offers and promotions or call 608-2454 to register.

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  10. Club Z! Tutoring of Lewisville, TX Opens for Business: Offering Free...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | PRWeb

    Club Z! Tutoring of Lewisville, proudly serving families in Lewisville, Carrollton, and The Colony is celebrating its official grand opening with special offers, including FREE SAT or ACT test preparation programs. Local families are encouraged to like and follow the Club Z! Tutoring of Lewisville, TX Facebook page to participate in all of its grand opening special offers and promotions or call 972-836-7984 to register.

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  11. Staal, Dubnyk Lead Wild Past Arizona 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | CBS Local

    Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To $868M, 2nd Largest In US History The already-giant Mega Millions prize is now at $868 million after a drawing Tuesday night turned up no winners. Minnesota Students Score Above Average On ACT Minnesota students scored above the national average on the ACT college entrance exam and best among 19 states where at least 90 percent of teens took the test.

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  12. Louisiana drops in latest snapshot of college readinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The Advocate

    Students walk past the recently started construction on "The Commons," a three-story, $55 million, 77,000-square-foot marvel that will house a new dining hall, multipurpose meeting spaces and a permanent home for the Newcomb College Institute on the Uptown campus of Tulane University in New Orleans, La., Friday, March 2, 2018. Students walk past the recently started construction on "The Commons," a three-story, $55 million, 77,000-square-foot marvel that will house a new dining hall, multipurpose meeting spaces and a permanent home for the Newcomb College Institute on the Uptown campus of Tulane University in New Orleans, La., Friday, March 2, 2018.

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  13. George Smith: A memory: Rocks and picking cottonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Anniston Star

    But I did, and what kicked in that memory was a recent TV clip on the devastation of this year's cotton crop in south Alabama by Hurricane Michael. That isn't one ... anymore ... and the losses are in the millions.

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  14. Math Scores Slide to a 20-Year Low on ACTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Education Week

    The newest batch of ACT scores shows troubling long-term declines in performance, with students' math achievement reaching a 20-year low, according to results released Wednesday . The average math score for the graduating class of 2018 was 20.5, marking a steady decline from 20.9 five years ago, and virtually no progress since 1998, when it was 20.6. Each of the four sections of the college-entrance exam is graded on a 36-point scale.

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  15. ACT scores flat for Arkansas' 2018 classRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Arkansas Online

    Arkansas' high school Class of 2018 earned an average score of 19.4 on the ACT college entrance exam, unchanged from the composite score earned by the previous class.

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  16. Cockeysville Middle eighth-grader in spotlight as positive role model, future leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The Baltimore Sun

    Cockeysville Middle School eighth-grader Edwin Hernandez was named a "Face of the Week" by Baltimore County Public Schools, which features a productive student who is making an impact. Cockeysville Middle School eighth-grader Edwin Hernandez was named a "Face of the Week" by Baltimore County Public Schools, which features a productive student who is making an impact.

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  17. School worker admitted to mental health facility after being...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Daily Mail

    A school worker who was repeatedly attacked and bitten by a kindergartner has been admitted to a mental health facility for trauma almost two years on. The Canberra woman, who has chosen to remain anonymous, was allegedly injured on a weekly basis by the disabled child over a six-month period at the start of 2016.

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  18. Minnesota's ACT scores remain steady, among best in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota students' scores on the ACT college entrance exam dipped slightly this year but were still higher than those of any other state where nearly all students take the test. Graduating seniors in the class of 2018 earned an average composite score of 21.3 out of a possible 36, according to test results released Wednesday.

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  19. Illinois ACT scores show dramatic gain, but fewer students are taking the testRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Chicago Tribune

    Detail from a page of a student's ACT prep book, during an 18 hour practice class, at Neuqua Valley High School, Tuesday July 21, 2015. Detail from a page of a student's ACT prep book, during an 18 hour practice class, at Neuqua Valley High School, Tuesday July 21, 2015.

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  20. 'We're awfully proud of you'Monroeville senior named National Merit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Norwalk Reflector

    The Eagles have another reason to be proud as another one of its students sets the way to soar to academic heights. Monroeville High School senior Benjamin Schafer recently was named a National Merit Scholar semifinalist - something the school board took time to recognize at Monday's meeting.

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