Teachers in 18 District classrooms cheated on high-stakes standardized tests last year, according to a report released Friday by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education.
The findings come one day after journalist John Merrow published a 2009 document that raised questions about whether the District adequately investigated past cheating allegations.Read full article >>
St. Mary’s College of Maryland plans to freeze in-state tuition for the next two years, thanks to a burst of new state funding that lawmakers backed unanimously. The “public honors college” was left out of previous statewide tuition freezes, and it has quickly become one of the nation’s most expensive public colleges.Read full article >>
Starting in January, high school drop-outs in Virginia and much of the country will have to log on to a computer if they want to take the GED: The paper-and-pencil test will be history.
As the high school equivalency test is updated to reflect current demands of college and the workplace, test administrators say computer literacy is a key skill that credential-seekers need to demonstrate.Read full article >>
Teachers in 18 D.C. classrooms cheated last year on high-stakes standardized tests, according to the results of an investigation released Friday by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education.Read full article >>