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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.

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2008-09-10 12:45:00

Troubled children hurt their classmates' math and reading scores and worsen their behavior, according to new research by economists at the University of California, Davis, and University of Pittsburgh.

2008-09-03 18:00:32

By Jennifer D Jordan The Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education is expected to act soon on a proposal giving 11th-grade test results more weight among criteria for graduation.

2008-09-02 18:00:24

ETA/Cuisenaire announces a special deal on VersaTiles(R), its exclusive self-correcting, independent student practice system designed to build essential skills and improve test scores in math, science and reading.

2008-09-02 15:00:23

By James Joyce III When results from the spring WASL test were released by the state's schools chief Tuesday morning, the figures for the Yakima School District mostly mirrored the statewide trend: there were some ups and downs.

2008-09-02 15:00:23

Curriculum Advantage, Inc. announced today that the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) has selected Classworks as one of the premier curriculum and remediation tools of choice for Tennessee's elementary, middle and high schools.

2008-08-27 21:00:35

Illinois students in grades 3-8 recently completed their annual weeklong series of standardized tests - the Illinois Standard Achievement Tests.

2008-08-17 18:00:42

By David Harrison david.harrison@roanoke.com 777-3523 All of Roanoke County's 27 schools met federal standards last year, according to Superintendent Lorraine Lange, citing preliminary information from the Virginia Department of Education.

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2008-08-07 09:55:00

Report Offers Guidance on Evaluating Children in Preschool Programs, Urges Caution in Implementing High-Stakes Assessments

2008-07-31 03:00:37

By Hartwig, Ryan Sitlington, Patricia L According to the amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, students with disabilities are required to participate in state- and districtwide assessments with appropriate accommodations and modifications when necessary.


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