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Top Schools Deemed 'In Need Of Improvement' Under Federal Law

Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

Griffin Memorial School in Litchfield, N.H. had 91 percent of its elementary students score proficient or better on the state's reading exam last fall...

Could You Pass The 8th Grade By Today's Testing Standards?

Posted 03.30.2012 | Education

As Texas students started taking a new state-mandated test this week, districts across the state have gradually signed on to a resolution that says hi...

Connecticut School Faces Mounting Pressure As High-Stakes Test Near

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 03.05.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. As anxiety rippled through the hallways in anticipation of the high-stakes Connecticut Ma...

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 ...

Just One-Quarter Of New York City High Schoolers Are College-Ready

Posted 12.25.2011 | Education

Just a quarter of students graduating from New York City high schools this year were prepared for college coursework, and fewer than half of all New Y...