| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Florida Virtual School's full-time high school earned a B this year, the first time the online school qualified for a grade under Florida's annual A-to-F report card. The school got its first grade this year because 2012-13 was the first time it had...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:37 PM
High schools across Central Florida and the rest of the state earned more A's and B's this year than ever before on the annual A-to-F report card, despite earlier worries that 2013 marks would fall.
The proportion of high schools with A's or B's hit...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:04 PM
WETHERSFIELD — The school system failed to meet the state's achievement goals last year, with all seven schools falling short, according to a state report card released last week.
In addition, all but one school saw its score — an...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:06 PM
NEWINGTON — Most of the town's elementary and middle schools met state achievement goals last year, but Newington High School fell short, according to a state assessment.
The state Department of Education made public assessments, or report cards,...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Nathan spent many days of first grade not at school but on a pier selling fish with his older brother. He missed 86 days, or almost half of the 180-day school year.
His younger sister Nikki once was found walking along a busy road, pushing their baby...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:20 AM
DAYTON, Ohio Krista Hooten saw "terror" in her daughter's eyes as they started back-to-school shopping for seventh grade.
Her daughter, Kelsey, had been bullied the previous year. It started emotionally: Other girls called her ugly and spread rumors...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A change in Illinois standards caused a drop in Oak Park's standardized test scores this year, with the most significant changes among low-income students, minority students and students with disabilities.
The state raised standards in reading and...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Maryland fourth- and eighth-graders scored slightly lower in math on a national test than two years earlier, though the state's pass rates still remain among the best in the country, according to data released Thursday.
"I was pleased that we are...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 saw scores for many students drop in the recently-released Illinois State Board of Education school report cards for 2012-2013, and like districts across the state is struggling to help parents understand.....
| Nov 5, 2013
As parents in the Tri-Cities begin to digest the declining scores on statewide exams, school officials say the numbers don't reflect a key marker – whether schools are adequately preparing kids for college.
According to the school report card data...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event....