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  • WATCH the First Trailer for Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Disney has released the first trailer for "Saving Mr. Banks," starring Oscar winners Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. Directed by John Lee Hancock, pic chronicles Walt Disney's (Hanks) 14-year effort to persuade Aussie author P.L. Travers to sell him the...
  • MSA scores are no cause for alarm

    MSA scores are no cause for alarm
    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...
  • Tanney knows scores behind score

    Tanney knows scores behind score
    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...
  • Selfishness doomed while cooperation evolves, study says

    Selfishness doomed while cooperation evolves, study says
    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....
  • California test scores dip slightly but L.A. Unified holds steady

    California test scores dip slightly but L.A. Unified holds steady
    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...
  • Penn State's Urschel to delivery keynote address at Big Ten luncheon

     
    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......
  • STAR test results look good for La Cañada Flintridge

    La Cañada 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...
  • The Hollywood version of Advanced Placement

    The Hollywood version of Advanced Placement
    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...
  • Gloucester SOL scores a mixed bag

    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...
  • Don't hold your breath for massive gravity wave

    Don't hold your breath for massive gravity wave
    Astrophysicists stoked to catch totally killer waves got a major bummer in Poland this week. The epic fat gravitational wave they‘ve been waiting for won’t come along for, like, forever, according to Kryzsztof Belczynski, a physicist at...
  • San Jose State online experiment sees better results

    Students who took online classes in a summer program at San Jose State University performed better than those who took the same classes in the spring, a result that is likely to provide a boost to a highly touted but problem-plagued collaboration...