Extra Help for Exam Preparation

Schools are providing extra help for exam preparation as students study for the all important end of course exams in many areas. In Pasco County, Florida, Chase Adlawan stared at the computer screen, pencil in hand, as he pondered how to solve -5k+3= -2. The Paul R....

Common Core Field Testing

More than 4 million kids in U.S. schools soon will begin Common Core field testing, in order to measure how well the standards are doing and evaluate the tests themselves. Field testing begins this coming week in 36 states and the District of Columbia on assessments...

Common Core is To Be Field Tested

The Common Core is to be field tested this spring as tens of thousands of students are slated to log on to computers to take practice versions of a new standardized test meant to gauge their performance. Forty-five states and the District have adopted the Common Core...

Closing the Racial Achievement Gap

Some districts are receiving private funding to meet the need for closing the racial achievement gap among students.  The Heinz Endowments awarded the Gateway School District $82,000 to support programming and professional development toward closing and eventually...