| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a third of this year's high school graduates who took the ACT tests are not prepared for college-level writing, biology, algebra or social science classes, according to data the testing company released Wednesday.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Here is the compilation of SOL scores for the Gloucester County Public School System as received from the Virginia Department of Education. It lists each subject and the first set of numbers are last year's pass rate followed by this year's pass rate...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Sometimes Hollywood is good at weaving myths that tap into our society’s common narrative of the American dream.
A 1988 movie called "Stand and Deliver" told the story of one year in the classroom of a teacher, Jaime Escalante, who was able to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:29 PM
La Caņada Unified students are largely demonstrating proficiency in all subjects, with a few minor declines in certain areas and among individual grade levels, according to results of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) assessments released last...
| Jul 4, 2013
In many respects, immigration to the United States today is quite unlike that of the early 20th century, when it was overwhelmingly legal, documented, lightly regulated and European in origin. Millions of newcomers then were readily absorbed into a...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
John Urschel, the Penn State offensive guard who continues his extraordinary academic career, will be the keynote speaker this month at the Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon in Chicago. The event is scheduled as part of the Big Ten's media days......
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:05 AM
California students scored slightly lower in math and English on standardized tests this year, the first dip since 2004, in what education officials Thursday blamed in part on brutal budget cuts over the last several years.
But Los Angeles Unified...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Everyone likes a brain-teaser, so let’s try one: You and your friend get busted for illegally downloading "Grown Ups 2" on your PC. The authorities lock you up, equally offended by your disregard for the law as by your taste for Kevin James sequels....
| Aug 2, 2013
Months of preparation to correlate math education for Downers Grove students will be put to the test in the 2013-2014 school year, as both elementary and high school students will be introduced to new or rearranged courses and new teaching strategies....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:58 PM
BOURBONNAIS — When Phil Emery joined the Bears as an area scout in 1998, then-college scouting director Bill Rees asked him to devise a program that would rate players based on various combine tests.
Emery came up with a formula the Bears would...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:28 AM
It's not time to panic quite yet over Maryland's plummeting elementary and middle school assessment scores. To be sure, they're not good, showing widespread declines in performance for the first time in years. But the declines are so systemic and sudden...