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2008-09-12 00:00:23

By Holly Usher Franklin Regional students have met adequate yearly progress requirements for the 2008 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment exams. All grade levels at all five schools met requirements for 63 percent proficiency in reading and 56 percent in math.

2008-09-11 21:00:21

By Emily Krone ekrone@@dailyherald.com Writing tests don't determine whether schools earn passing or failing marks under high-stakes accountability laws, but local educators continue to fight to keep writing a priority.

2008-09-11 12:00:33

By Barbara Hollingsworth By Barbara Hollingsworth THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Even with raised expectations, Kansas and Topeka-area schools this year leaped testing hurdles in greater numbers than last year.

2008-09-11 06:00:29

By Rowena Coetsee Two schools in Antioch Unified School District consistently have failed to meet federal benchmarks put in place five years ago, while a third school met them for the first time this past year.

2008-09-11 03:00:20

By Kavale, Kenneth A Kauffman, James M; Bachmeier, Randy J; LeFever, Gretchen B Abstract. The policies underlying the specific learning disability (SLD) regulations in the 2004 reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) are analyzed.

2008-09-11 03:00:20

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 It's that time of year again. The time when schools that have not met federal standards for two straight years have to offer parents a chance to pull their children out and to place them in another school that has fared better on state tests.

2008-09-10 18:00:26

By Sarah V Lupinacci BY SARAH V. LUPINACCI Correspondent In the wake of the 2008 Adequate Yearly Progress report, Penn Manor representatives are scheduled to meet with Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 employees Sept. 19 to complete the framework for their improvement program.

2008-09-10 06:00:24

By Neil Gonzales Two local schools have earned national honors from the federal Department of Education.

2008-09-10 03:00:19

By Meadows, Robyn For the second year in a row, 12 of the county's 16 public school districts missed academic targets, according to the state Department of Education report released Thursday. Most of them missed because of reading scores for students in special education.

2008-09-10 00:00:22

To: EDUCATION EDITORS Contact: Ramona Parks-Kirby, +1-202-822-7823, rparks@nea.org WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen. Barack Obama laid out strategies to reform education in Dayton, Ohio, today. The National Education Association applauded the comprehensive plan. "Sen.


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