| May 30, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Every teen dreads one thing in the morning—their alarm clock.
Roseville High School senior Jacob Priley is one of the many students who have to wake up early in the morning to get to school at 7:40 a.m.
“I feel like crap,” said Priley,...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:47 PM
When Baltimore City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke visited Abbottston Elementary after news broke that the school had cheated on state testing for students in 2009, she despaired because she never believed Principal Angela Faltz, whom she had known for...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Darren O'Day doesn't just transcend the dumb-jock stereotype. He shatters it into tiny pieces.
He scored high enough on his entrance exam to get into medical school. Scored high enough on another entrance exam to get into law school.
But right now he'...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The results of this year's Maryland School Assessments test, which show Baltimore City schools making only marginal progress on standardized test scores over last year, are troubling because they seem to suggest that the ambitious reforms begun five years...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:36 PM
CLAREMONT, Calif. (KTLA) -- A senior admissions officer at Claremont McKenna College resigned this week after school officials revealed the officer had inflated the SAT scores of incoming freshmen since 2005.
College President Pamela B. Gann wrote in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 11:37 AM
The SAT is perhaps the most important test a high school student takes, as one’s performance directly affects one’s chances of getting into the college of his or her choice.
While taking college entrance exams can be daunting, students don&...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso is right to bring in outside experts to determine whether some of the city's recent test scores were tainted by cheating. The issue of integrity in school test results is paramount in Baltimore, given the district's...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Registrations are now being accepted for the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown’s SAT Super Series, an academic review for the SAT. The SAT Super Series helps remove the mystery behind the SAT exam and better prepares students for exam day....
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:02 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Maryland high school students posted lower marks last year on the SATs but saw increases in Advanced Placement college exam participation and results, according to data released on Monday by the College Board.
The state's test takers during the 2011-2012...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:34 AM
ATLANTA (AP) -- School administrators and state education officials across the country — Michigan included — have received complaints about cheating on standardized tests echoing those in Atlanta, but authorities often treat them as...