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On the surface, the "Keystone Exams" action by the State Board of Education appears to establish firm standards for high school graduation in Pennsylvania. 'It's official," began Saturday's story in The Morning Call. "Students in Pennsylvania will be...
Change of SubjectThe statement of the obvious: Bad teachers are afraid of being evaluated based on how well their students perform on standardized tests. When they fail their students, their students fail them. The question: But why are so many presumptively good......
Our Town CorrespondentI took my GRE last week, but I think it's safer to say that the GRE took me. Standardized Testing and I do not get along well. If I'm the protagonist, Standardized Testing is the antagonist. If I'm dry socks, Standardized Testing is a puddle. If I'm...
North StarStandardized testing is not the best way to see how kids are doing in school or how well teachers are teaching. Some students aren't good at testing and I'm one of them. Standardized tests are supposed to show how well the teachers doing, but the...
The first thing I noticed upon entering Supt. Fred Navarro's office was the frame on the wall containing his two UCLA diplomas next to a picture of the university's iconic Royce Hall. Newport-Mesa Unified School District's new leader immediately...
Tags: Students, Landforms, Mountains, Teaching and Learning, Standards
To fully appreciate how deeply flawed Tallahassee's approach to public education is, you must look beyond the recent news of abysmal FCAT scores — and look at how we got here. You see, FCAT was supposed to be a simple fix for a complicated problem....
Trends in education come and go, and sometimes come back again. Straight from the everything-old-becomes-new-again department comes a theme that's generating attention at the moment. It's a bit squiggly to grasp — think: eating Jell-O with a fork...
Tags: Students, Education, Examinations, Authors, Teachers
American News CorrespondentPIERRE — For those in South Dakota who favor a strong central government in your lives, this past week must have been a delight. Not once, but twice, within a span of 27 hours, came a giant expansion of federal control over our local public...
Holy smokes! La Cañada did pretty good on the standardized tests as reported by the California Department of Education. Traditionally, La Cañada Unified is a superstar when it comes to achievement tests. This is a credit to our teachers, support staff,...
Tags: Students, Ethics, Education, Teaching and Learning, Dr. Seuss
The Hartford CourantState Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor said that a new standardized test given on computers will adjust its questions according to a student's answers. If a student gets a question incorrect, "the system will provide other questions to try to get at...
Tags: Students, Education, Examinations, Storrs, Teaching and Learning
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelThe National Education Association today called for an end to the “misuse of standardized tests” in a measure approved at its meeting in Washington, D.C. with support from its Florida delegation. The vote means the national teachers union...
American News CorrespondentPIERRE — Is 77 percent good enough? That’s the question we face this summer regarding our school children throughout South Dakota. The 77 percent reflects how many of our students performed at the acceptable levels of proficient or advanced...
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