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Closing the achievement gap can improve state economies
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2015 10:40 AM
The achievement gap has been an issue in schools for years, with lower socioeconomic-status students and minorities frequently falling behind. Helping these students reach their full potential is important so they can receive a good education, and new research shows it can potentially help state economies as well.According to a RAND Corporation study, eliminating the achievement gap in Pennsylvania could increase the state's gross domestic product by as much as $44 billion after 10 years. The study, which observed Pennsy... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
Closing the achievement gap can improve state economies
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2015 10:40 AM
The achievement gap has been an issue in schools for years, with lower socioeconomic-status students ... READ MORE
Integrating games in teaching
MONDAY, JULY 06, 2015 12:17 PM
Today's generation of kids is growing up with games in their hands, from Wii to Nintendo DS ... READ MORE
How nonfiction reading helps students learn
WEDNESDAY, JULY 01, 2015 15:31 PM
Fiction and nonfiction are both important genres when it comes to learning, but a 2011 study publish ... 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
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
How standardized testing aligns with the Common Core
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 09:48 AM
The 2014-15 school year is the first time states that have opted into the Common Core State Sta ... READ MORE
New York releases 2014 standardized test results
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014 11:36 AM
Students living in New York were required to take standardized exams that measured their knowle ... READ MORE
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