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The 12 Days Of Christmas (According To Stressed Out Students Everywhere)

Posted 12.11.2013 | Teen

If you listen carefully, you might be able to hear the distant voices of teenagers across the country singing this in unison right now... Via R...

Feeling Over-Tested?

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By McKayla Braid, Plainfiel...

Why Do We Need Finals, Anyway?

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 08.18.2013 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

Yes, it is that time of the year again. The end of the year when high-schoolers (except seniors) everywhere rejoice at the single word echoing around the halls of their schools. Finals. This was all sarcastic, of course.

Hilarious Exam FAIL (PHOTO)

Posted 11.27.2012 | Teen

If you're looking for some motivation to study for your upcoming tests, try this: Your teacher might post your answers online and make your exam fail ...

New York Regents Asked To Exempt More Schools From Mandatory State Exams

The Wall Street Journal | Lisa Fleisher | Posted 10.21.2012 | Education

Unlike most New York City high-school seniors last June, Kathryn McCauley's diploma wasn't riding on her performance on five grueling state Regents ex...

China's College Entrance Exam Is Serious Business

Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.11.2012 | Education

Just as students around the country buckle down for final exams at school, their counterparts in China are sitting for a test of their own. But unlike...

Hundreds Of Students Caught Cheating At 'Exemplary' School

Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

Hundreds of high school seniors in Texas were caught cheating on their final exams last month. Now, officials at the southeast Houston Clear Creek Ind...

School Board Member Who Took State High School Exam: Tests Lack Accountability

Posted 12.08.2011 | Education

To take state standardized exams to the test, a Florida school board member sat down to take a version of the state's high-stakes 10th grade math and ...

School Gives Students Cash For Good Grades?

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education

Gone are the days of the gold star, or the smiley-face on the graded test ... now two schools are stepping up their good-grades game by offering a mor...

POLL: Should Students Be Required To Pass An Exit Exam To Graduate?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

By 2012, three-quarters of the nation's schools will require students to pass a high school graduation test to earn a diploma. This growing trend has...

States Lower Test Standards for A High School Diploma

nytimes.com | IAN URBINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A law adopting statewide high school exams for graduation took effect in Pennsylvania on Saturday, with the goal of ensuring that students leaving hig...