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How the Common Core focuses on the future
MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014 11:59 AM
College readiness refers to a student's ability to succeed at a collegiate level, a goal that requires them to have gathered a certain amount of information in high school. The ACT (a test for assessing college readiness) focuses on reading, English, math and science. A recent study conducted by ACT found that only 52 percent of kids are prepared for college in all subject areas.Unfortunately, this number isn't as high as colleges and high schools want it to be. That's where the Common Core State Standards come in. Th... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
How the Common Core focuses on the future
MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014 11:59 AM
College readiness refers to a student's ability to succeed at a collegiate level, a goal that re ... READ MORE
Getting students excited about STEM
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014 12:03 PM
The science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields have seen an increase in job demand over ... READ MORE
Poll shows the majority of Americans have a positive view of Common Core
TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014 11:47 AM
The Common Core State Standards have been a hot topic in education over the past few years as more s ... READ MORE
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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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Alternative assessments create accessible standards for interested states
THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014 16:58 PM
The challenge of creating a standard testing procedure in schools is that the students themselves ar ... READ MORE
Common grade and middle school math difficulties and how to avoid them
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014 11:09 AM
Every year, students in grades 1-8 across the U.S. take state-mandated achievement assessments that ... READ MORE
How teachers can help students succeed in state assessments
FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014 18:07 PM
Students across America experience frustration and anxiety every year when testing season approaches ... READ MORE
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