Teens Protesting Statewide Tests

A massive protest brought testing under fire, as a boycott of over 1500 teens protestingexcessive testing refused to take science and social studies statewide tests.  The protest was to call attention to how much time is spent on standardized testing. In Boulder...

New Policies for English Language Learners

Schools are implementing new policies for English Language Learners in an attempt to allow them to fully develop their skills before being included in the accountability statistics from test scores. In Florida, the Department of Education currently allows one year...

Honing Academic Skills Over Spring Break

Instead of taking a vacation some students are honing academic skills over spring break.  Teacher Benjamin Kimmel and student Luis Lopez could have slept in this week instead of showing up at Andersen United school in Minneapolis for an 8 a.m. bell five days in a row....