Somebody had to do it. Here’s a defense of sorts of the SAT, written by Patrick O’Connor, associate dean of college counseling at Cranbrook Kingswood School, and counselor educator at Oakland Community College.Read full article >>
Tens of thousands of students in Maryland and the District are slated to log on to computers this spring to take practice versions of a new standardized test, exams meant to gauge their performance on new national academic guidelines known as the Common Core State Standards.Read full article >>
How’s this for slightly strange? Here’s a list of topics deemed to be “potentially biased, sensitive, or controversial” that are “avoided” on the California High School Exit Examination, as listed on the California Department of Education Web site.Read full article >>
President Obama will speak at the 2014 University of California, Irvine commencement on Saturday, June 14, in Angel Stadium of Anaheim, heading an all-star list of speakers for the upcoming graduation season at colleges and universities around the country.Read full article >>
An Arlington County principal has resigned following a DUI charge earlier this month.
A letter sent home to Drew Model School families from superintendent Patrick K. Murphy said that school principal Jacqueline Smith was retiring from her job for “personal reasons.”Read full article >>