Dear D.C. parents and grandparents: Want to uncover the truth behind the D.C. schools’ test-tampering allegations? Ask your student if he or she ever made erasures on the annual D.C. tests, and let me know the answer.Read full article >>
Students and faculty at the University of Maryland have access to 4 million volumes in the libraries of College Park.
But by fall, they will also have borrowing privileges for more than 90 million volumes in the libraries of 14 other prominent universities in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. That’s one of the side benefits of U-Md.’s decision to move its athletics from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten starting in 2014.Read full article >>
Thousands of students in Montgomery County failed final exams in high school math courses last semester, according to data that raise questions about how well students have learned the material and whether there is a disconnect between the test and the course work.Read full article >>
Add this to the list of problems with high-stakes standardized tests: Technical glitches in several states during the online administration of new exams have been so severe in recent weeks that officials suspended testing in some places, students cried and educators worried about how scores would be affected.Read full article >>
Bob Sampson, the principal of Bellingham Christian School in the metropolitan area of Seattle is quoted by Seattle's KOMO as saying that the cancellation Friday was a reward for students who hadn't had a single snow day all year and that it was a move toward promoting a positive school culture.Read full article >>
Blessed Sheriff took the stage and stared out at the crowd.
She then began her recitation.
It was a picture I had after the war.
A bombed English church. I was too youngRead full article >>
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Most public school teachers feel unprepared to teach math and reading to the Common Core standards that are rolling out in 45 states and the District, according to a poll of 800 teachers released Friday by the American Federation of Teachers.Read full article >>