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2011-02-25 07:35:00

According to a report released on Thursday, US students in the largest cities in the country, many from low-income households, are trailing their peers elsewhere in the country when it comes to science proficiency.

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2011-01-26 05:45:00

US students scored poorly on a national test of science proficiency, with just 21 percent of high school seniors performing at or above capable levels.

2009-06-15 09:00:00

But Significant Racial/Ethnic, Gender, and Economic Gaps Apparent WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The frequency of arts instruction has remained steady for over a decade although significant racial/ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic gaps are evident in both music and visual arts for eighth-graders, according to the 2008 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) in arts - the first assessment of student achievement in the arts since 1997.

2008-10-08 03:00:22

By Sink, Christopher A Akos, Patrick; Turnbull, Rebecca J; Mvududu, Nyaradzo Student achievement was compared between Washington State middle schools with comprehensive school counseling programs (CSCPs) and those without.

2008-10-01 03:00:00

By Misco, Thomas Abstract: In this article, the author explores the challenges and promises of value-added assessment.

2008-09-24 09:00:37

By Philip Ferolito Seven years after Congress adopted the No Child Left Behind Act, schools here and across the state are still struggling to meet the law.

2008-09-16 03:00:24

LONG BEACH - The Long Beach Board of Education today may toughen the academic standards that elementary school students must meet to be promoted to the next grade level.

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.

2008-09-10 06:00:24

By Katy Murphy Last school year, about 60 percent of Oakland 10th-graders passed the math or the English portion of the California High School Exit Exam -- or both -- on their first try, according to results released Tuesday by the state education department.

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.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
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