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  • Opt out of Florida tests? Not allowed, commissioner says

    Opt out of Florida tests? Not allowed, commissioner says
    Florida students cannot legally opt out of the state's standardized exams, and their teachers and school districts could face trouble if they do -- or their parents do it for them, Education Commissioner Pam Stewart wrote today in a letter sent to key Florida state senators.
  • CPS surrenders in standardized test battle

    CPS surrenders in standardized test battle
    Come March, thousands of elementary and high school students across Illinois will take a demanding new test that will give a much more comprehensive look at how our students are learning and how our schools are performing. Every Chicago student should...

    Parents say Common Core standards don't add up

    As the Glendale school district continues to implement the new Common Core standards and prepare students to take the first standardized exams this spring testing their proficiency, school officials are also grappling with parents' concerns regarding...

    Orange offers parents a 'countdown to testing' workshop

    Orange offers parents a 'countdown to testing' workshop
    The Orange County school district is hosting a workshop Saturday that aims to help parents make sure their children are ready for Florida's new standardized tests. The "Countdown to Testing: How to Prepare for Academic Success" workshop is to be held at...

    UFC fines Jon Jones $25,000 for positive cocaine test

    A positive cocaine test result didn’t stop Jon Jones from fighting, and neither will a fuller review of the case by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. On Saturday, the UFC announced it fined light-heavyweight champion Jones $25,000 for testing...