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An Introduction to the Delaware System of Student Assessments (DeSSA)
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017 10:59 AM
Delaware students will take two tests in the Spring of 2017, the Smarter ELA & Mathematics and Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) Science and End of Course (EOC) assessments. The exams show what students learned during the school year and allow schools to change their curricula to better prepare children for higher grades. Will your child take the DeSSA tests? According to the Delaware System of Student Assessments (DeSSA) 2016 – 2017 Calendar, if you reside in Delaware and have children in grades 3 th... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
Helping your kids continue learning this summer
FRIDAY, JULY 01, 2016 14:41 PM
Summertime is often what kids look forward to for one reason - no school. However, just because ther ... READ MORE
Try meditation to improve your kids' concentration
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016 10:26 AM
Kids have a lot of energy. Many of them experience difficultly reining in their thoughts and movemen ... READ MORE
Students prepare for new SAT
MONDAY, MARCH 07, 2016 11:51 AM
According to CollegeBoard, students across the U.S. began taking a new version of the SAT as of Marc ... READ MORE
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ITBS Information
Iowa Assessments scores rise in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013 10:59 AM
When students transition to a new type of standardized testing, it is a given that some of them may ... READ MORE
Students achieve high scores on the Iowa Assessments
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013 09:36 AM
While some parents and educators have been concerned about how students would handle the transition ... READ MORE
Funding makes a difference in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, APRIL 09, 2013 09:06 AM
At Irving Elementary School in Iowa, 44.78 percent of third- through fifth-graders were proficient o ... READ MORE
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Stanford Test
Teacher Appreciation Week shines a spotlight on educators
WEDNESDAY, MAY 08, 2013 10:02 AM
As May 6 through 10 is Teacher Appreciation Week, the spotlight is on educators across the nation an ... READ MORE
SAT-10 scores help students start the college admissions process early
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 15:33 PM
Students' grades and level of classroom participation can certainly provide their teachers with ... READ MORE
Better test scores help Arizona school district earn a B
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 16:15 PM
Just before the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, Arizona’s district and charter schools r ... READ MORE
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Standardized Testing News
An Introduction to the Delaware System of Student Assessments (DeSSA)
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017 10:59 AM
Delaware students will take two tests in the Spring of 2017, the Smarter ELA & Mathematics a ... READ MORE
How to Improve Your Child's Standardized Math Scores
MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 11:01 AM
Schools use standardized testing to assess student progress in math, reading and other subjects. A ... READ MORE
3 benefits of practice tests
WEDNESDAY, JULY 01, 2015 19:24 PM
For many students, tests are a cause of anxiety and sleepless nights. The fear of doing poorly on an ... READ MORE
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