Not long after finishing OCS I strayed into the realm of private tutoring to make a quick buck. My degree was in Economics with minors in math and chinese, so I was able to pick up work and students fairly easily. 1,316 more words
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The Illinois State Board of Education, ISBE, plans to administer a very unpopular 10-hour standardized test, Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, PARCC, next spring in the midst of strong dissent from both parents and educators. 105 more words
The following schools and individuals were some of the attendees represented at the most recent Community Interaction meeting: LOP, Ardena, Griebling, Memorial and Aldrich represented at meeting. 301 more words
(CBS) – More than 1 million Illinois students are just months away from taking a brand-new standardized test—unless thousands of people get their way.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov explains why educators and parents alike are fighting to delay the new test in this original report. 175 more words
Karen Hendren and Nikki Jones are highly regarded first-grade teachers at Skelly Elementary School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They wrote an open letter to the parents of the children in their classes that explains why they have decided not to administer a standardized test known as the MAP Measures of Academic Progress or student surveys that they believe violate students’ privacy. 14 more words
CHARLES CITY, Iowa- Students interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics seems to be going up, but ACT scores are not necessarily reflecting their success in these topics. 103 more words