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For well over a dozen years high-stakes standardized testing has become a hallmark of modern school reform, so much so that an anti-testing rebellion has erupted around the country among parents, students and educators. Even some of testing’s strongest proponents now say it is time to scale back on the number of assessments students must take.Read full article >>
A CUNY initiative with an emphasis on advisers shows a lot of promise.
There’s an unlikely Teach For America controversy erupting in Arizona over whether or not the organization should accept state funding in Arizona. Here’s what’s happening:* The Arizona legislature just passed a new budget, and the Teach For America organization in Phoenix just won a $500,000 annual appropriation for the next three years — even while public education funding was cut elsewhere.Read full article >>
Woodbridge High School senior Torger Olson drives a Ford Edge with black leather interiors, which means hot weather poses a common — and uncomfortable — problem.“When I’m wearing shorts in the summer, I hate when I have to sit down in the car,” he said. “It burns.”Read full article >>
Why was Sigma Alpha Epsilon ordered to vacate its fraternity house at the University of Oklahoma this week?
The surprise announcement last week that Sweet Briar College will close at the end of the academic year caught many of its current students, their families, and alumnae by surprise. It also led to much speculation about whether such closures are about to become the norm in higher education.Read full article >>