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These Are The States Where Kids Do Best On AP Exams

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

When it comes to advanced placement exams, kids in some states fare far better than those in other states. A new map compiled by research engine Fi...

David Coleman Wants to Fix Inequality

Peter Greene | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
Peter Greene

Coleman's genius marketing idea solution to educational inequality is to take human bias out of the equation and replace it with the hidden human bias encased in testing.

What Do We Know About the New SAT?

Alex Mallory | Posted 07.07.2014 | Education
Alex Mallory

There is a perception that we don't yet know much about the redesigned SAT. This notion persists because the College Board has chosen to release information in a less than straightforward manner, burying hard fact within vague jargon about measures of "college readiness."

David Brooks, Common Core Circus Performer

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 06.24.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

Brooks is right; the circus in indeed "in town," and in his opinion-spouting position, Brooks is attempting to sell tickets to The Greatest So-called "Standards" Show on Earth.

Joy Resmovits

Will The New SAT Be A) Shorter B) Harder C) Less Literary D) All Of The Above?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

The College Board on Wednesday released blueprints for a redesigned SAT test, giving an early first look at what's in store for many students with col...

Police Mistakenly Shoot Unarmed Man

AP | ROBERT JABLON | Posted 04.11.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies mistakenly shot to death a hostage who was fleeing from a knife-wielding attacker at a West...

Should You Stay or Should You Go? Experts Weigh in on what's Better for Children When it Comes to Divorce

KidsInTheHouse.com | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce
KidsInTheHouse.com

What Paltrow and Martin are going through resonates with millions of American parents, who are contemplating divorce: Is it better to stay or go?

Joy Resmovits

Here's The New SAT Test Essay Question

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.06.2014 | Parents

AUSTIN, Texas -- The venerable SAT college admissions test will look very different in spring 2016. And, according to the new test's architect, there ...

What the New SAT May Look Like and Why It Could Be Mandatory

Alex Mallory | Posted 03.30.2014 | Education
Alex Mallory

The College Board plans bigger, farther-reaching changes for the SAT, an admirable goal for the oft-criticized test. But why rush those plans for a launch in 2015? Probably to turn the tide against the SAT's dwindling market share.

NGA 'Corporate Fellows': The Cozy Relationship Between Corporations and Education

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 03.11.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

For education corporations, CCSS alone is a potential cash cow: Curriculum, teacher and administrator professional development, student preparation (including tutoring and test prep), assessment writing, administration, and scoring. Envision the saliva as it dribbles down the education corporate executive chins.

BBC Sports Broadcaster David Coleman Dies

AP | Posted 12.22.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British sports broadcaster David Coleman, who covered 11 Summer Olympics for the BBC and six World Cups, has died. He was 87. A fam...

A Serious Flaw in Common Core

Alan Singer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Alan Singer

Despite claims by advocates for Common Core, there is no universal timeless interpretation of a text. Meaning then and now is something that we debate, not uncover, while supporting our views with evidence from both the text and from the world.

The Fight to Save Common Core: Count Me Out

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

I have written a number of posts on the so-called Common Core State Standards (CCSS), an unprecedented effort by those outside of the classroom to exercise control over the classroom by standardizing what is taught in classrooms across the nation.

Joy Resmovits

This Man Is About To Give The SAT A Dramatic Makeover

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Growing up in downtown Manhattan as the son of a psychiatrist and a college president, David Coleman never wanted for stimulation. At the ...

A Brief Audit of Bill Gates' Common Core Spending

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

Bill Gates likes Common Core. So, he is purchasing it. In doing so, Gates demonstrates (sadly so) that when one has enough money, one can purchase fundamentally democratic institutions.

Joy Resmovits

SAT Creators Make Civil Rights Hire

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

The College Board, the organization best known for bringing you the SATs and Advanced Placement exams, is trying to branch out -- into civil rights wo...

Joy Resmovits

Are We Spending Too Little On Standardized Tests?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.29.2012 | Education

Matt Chingos has an idea that will likely roil the scores of parents and teachers who think the U.S. tests its students too much: we might actually sp...

Semipro Football Player Dies In Charity Game

Posted 05.13.2012 | Sports

A semi-pro football player died Saturday after suffering a fatal hit in the middle of a game for charity. The Toledo Blade reports that 32-year-ol...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Marilyn Monroe, Martin Parr - Magnum Photos Made Public

artinfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

AUSTIN - Next week, the archive of Magnum Photos, which contains images by master photographers like Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Susan Meisela...