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New types of assessments will be needed to measure student learning once the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are implemented.
State Approval Allows Schools to Use Online Student Assessment to Evaluate Performance Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The LevelSet® assessment
Funding Aims to Improve Teaching and Raise Achievement Roanoke, Va.
Grant Will Train Teachers on Use Of Verizon's Thinkfinity.org Educational Resources RICHMOND, Va., Feb.
By David Harrison email@example.com 777-3523 All but 10 schools in the Roanoke region earned state accreditation this year, based on Standards of Learning tests administered in the 2007-08 school year. Seven of those that missed accreditation were in Roanoke.
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VIRGINIA BEACH'S school leaders have embraced a refreshing idea: They want students to be able to think for themselves and solve problems. Over the weekend, the School Board endorsed a plan to shift teaching priorities from testing to critical thinking.
By LAUREN ROTH By Lauren Roth The Virginian-Pilot Virginia Beach After two years of quiet planning, the superintendent of schools has unveiled his vision. Jim Merrill wants to overhaul teaching and focus on critical thinking instead of test preparation.
By David Harrison firstname.lastname@example.org 777-3523 Two new reports offer a surprising counterpoint to the gloomy stories on the deficiencies in American education that come out with almost numbing frequency.
By Kiran Krishnamurthy, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Aug. 31--A Virginia Department of Education investigation found that 56 students at a Stafford County high school were "not accurately accounted for" during May's round of state-mandated standardized tests.
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