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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • SAT overhaul to make essay optional, end penalty for wrong answers

    SAT overhaul to make essay optional, end penalty for wrong answers
    In a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, students starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, will not be penalized for wrong answers and will not be able to freely use calculators.
  • SAT to drop essay requirement, but colleges might still require it

    SAT to drop essay requirement, but colleges might still require it
    Changes announced Wednesday to the SAT college entrance exam don't necessarily mean all test takers will avoid writing essays. The College Board announced that takers will no longer be required to write an essay beginning in 2016. But essay-writing...

    Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story

    Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story
    Police say they have not yet decided whether to recommend filing charges against a Northern California transgender teen who made up a story about being sexually assaulted and beaten in a school bathroom. The 15-year-old recanted his claim about the...

    Third-graders caught smoking pot in bathroom; police investigate

    Third-graders caught smoking pot in bathroom; police investigate
    Probation officials are investigating how a group of third-graders caught smoking marijuana inside a school bathroom got their hands on the drug. KPIX-TV reported three third-graders were found by another student Feb. 27 smoking weed inside a Sonora...

    SAT college-entrance exam's essay portion to become optional in 2016

    SAT college-entrance exam's essay portion to become optional in 2016
    As part of a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, test-takers starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, the College Board announced Wednesday. However, an essay-writing test still will be offered, and many colleges may...