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A Note from a friend to Treehorn

Can you believe it? Little Shane (4) is having his pre- school tests for K placement (Tweed South Public School). We are to attend an interview to discuss his “report”. 151 more words


The New High School Agenda

There used to be a time when high school was simply the continuation of middle school and for most people, the last step in the educational ladder after which they enter the workforce. 592 more words

Texas Fines Testing Vendor $5.7M, Demands $15M In Upgrades

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AUSTIN (AP) — Texas is fining the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7 million — and ordering it to invest $15 million in future safeguards — after computer glitches caused problems for students and school districts last academic year. 106 more words


Standardized Testing

I have written a number of times about my feelings with regards standardized testing.    (You can read some of my previous postings here – Some thoughts on Data… 512 more words


We need to think

The Need to Think

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  encouraging adults to think sensitively, to care for kids, to make wise choices….with their hearts in gear, their pens active and their votes available . 139 more words

Applying to College

Over the years, the college admissions process has become much more complicated and competitive. If you’re a rising senior and you haven’t really given your college applications much thought yet, you might just find yourself in over your head when school starts again in the fall and suddenly it is upon you. 432 more words