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  • Poquoson SOL pass rates top state averages, except in eighth-grade math

    Poquoson students' Standards of Learning pass rates were better than the statewide averages for the most part. However, students taking the SOL for eighth grade mathematics did not have pass rates as high as the statewide average. "Middle school math is...
  • LAUSD's students need better libraries, not iPads

      LAUSD's students need better libraries, not iPads
    Like Supt. John Deasy and others in the Los Angeles Unified School District, I am concerned about the educational civil rights of the district's students. While the iPad-for-every-student controversy has gotten much media coverage lately, a long-term...
  • Broward magnet schools show sparkle, though not all

    Broward County's best magnet schools are a hit, attracting waiting lists of students attracted to specialized areas of focus, high standards and close involvement with business and community groups. But there are trouble spots, too, starting with five...
  • Bills letting PA teachers carry guns and NRA sue municipalities await Legislature

    State lawmakers gradually return to session Monday from their summer break. Lawmakers don’t have to be in House and Senate chambers for roll call until 1 p.m. and neither chamber is expected to finalize many controversial bills dealing with...
  • Bloomfield Students Continue To Improve On Test Scores

    BLOOMFIELD— Bloomfield public school students continued a three-year upward trend in many aspects of the Connecticut Mastery and Connecticut Academic Performance tests in 2014. District officials were especially pleased with gains made since 2011...
  • Newport News sees progress in SOL scores but more work ahead

    Newport News sees progress in SOL scores but more work ahead
    Students in Newport News largely followed state trends for Standards of Learning tests in the 2013-2014 school year, making modest gains in math and dipping slightly in English and reading. NEWPORT NEWS — Students in Newport News largely followed...
  • Easton Area board considers child care in schools, ads in schools, buses

    Easton Area board considers child care in schools, ads in schools, buses
    Allowing commercial advertisements inside or outside the schools and renting out classrooms for child care are possibilities in the Easton Area School District. Both ideas were topics of discussion at Tuesday night's school board meeting and were met...
  • Downers Grove parents protest large class sizes

     Downers Grove parents protest large class sizes
    Parents from Hillcrest Elementary School have complained that their children were placed in classrooms with too many students this year. Several parents told Grade School District 58 board members this week that they think Hillcrest's two first-grade...
  • Manchester's Waddell School PTA Seeks To Renovate Playground

    The Waddell Elementary School parent-teacher association is starting to raise money to modernize the school's aging playground. Autumn Struk, the association's vice president, is the leader of Project Playground, and said her goal is to make some sort of...
  • Schools Should Cut The Over-Testing

    Schools Should Cut The Over-Testing
    High school's 11th grade can seem like a perfect storm of testing. In their junior year, usually in the spring, students take the SAT or ACT for college admission; SAT subject-matter tests; Advanced Placement tests; and federally required standards...
  • Texas students airlifted to hospital after taking unknown pills

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Five middle school students were airlifted to a Houston-area hospital on Wednesday after taking unknown pills, school officials said. The eighth-grade students - three boys and two girls - at El Campo Middle School, 70 miles (110...