Education News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/education.xml News on Education continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png CASEY: Naming schools for people who perpetuated racism http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/casey-naming-schools-for-people-who-perpetuated-racism?fromrss=1 Herman L. Horn, retired Roanoke County schools superintendent, in front of East Vinton Elementary School in 1984.

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Martinsville Bulletin Sun, 15 Jul 2018 06:38:30 GMT 180714MRJ7K2 0
NAACP leaders stress: Voting matters http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/naacp-leaders-stress-voting-matters?fromrss=1 National Director for Youth and College Division of the NAACP Tiffany Dena Loftin embraces a friend at the 109th NAACP Convention held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on July 14, 2018. National Director for Youth and College Division of the NAACP Tiffany Dena Loftin embraces a friend at the 109th NAACP Convention held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on July 14, 2018.

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MySanAntonio.com Sun, 15 Jul 2018 04:21:28 GMT 180714NGV3SF 0
Some college-bound students upset over SAT scoring adjustment http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/some-college-bound-students-upset-over-sat-scoring-adjustment?fromrss=1 WEBVTT SHARES THE DISAPPOINTING STO STORY OF DISAPPOINTMENT. REPORTER: KIDS ACROSS THE COUNTRY TOOK THE SAT EXAM TWICE.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:45:36 GMT 18071492RUVH 0
Rural students struggle on New Mexico's standardized tests http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/rural-students-struggle-on-new-mexicos-standardized-tests?fromrss=1 An analysis of state Public Education Department data by The Associated Press found that the Zuni and Dulce school districts had the highest percentage of students last year scoring ``level 1'' _ the lowest available ranking and well below the proficient mark. According to state numbers, 45 percent of Zuni Public School District students tested at that level in math and 32 percent scored the same in reading.

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The Navajo Times Sat, 14 Jul 2018 21:34:17 GMT 180714NJ5NFI 0
This Youth Generation: Are we too dependent on stats? http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/this-youth-generation-are-we-too-dependent-on-stats?fromrss=1 The stock market numbers determine what we invest in and how we handle our money. The unemployment rate determines the strength of our economy.

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The Daily Republic Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:52:50 GMT 1807146THSLP 0
In the Trump era, Harvard thinks discriminating against Asians is okay http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/in-the-trump-era-harvard-thinks-discriminating-against-asians-is-okay?fromrss=1 In modern America, certain elites believe that engaging in racial discrimination is not only acceptable, but desirable. Such racism comes not from President Trump, who is daily lambasted as a racist by his critics.

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Washington Examiner Sat, 14 Jul 2018 12:02:49 GMT 180714IJA7LM 0
On Twitter and Reddit, calls from students to #rescoreJuneSAT http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/on-twitter-and-reddit-calls-from-students-to-rescorejunesat?fromrss=1 After Campbell Taylor scored a 1470 on the SAT in March, the rising senior knew he was just 20 points shy of the score he needed to qualify for a top scholarship at Mississippi State University - his first-choice for college. So the 17-year-old resolved to take the test again in June and spent the intervening months buried in SAT preparation books and working with tutors.

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SFGate Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:25:18 GMT 1807147EC1KT 0
Editorial: Changing name not enough on PARCC http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/editorial-changing-name-not-enough-on-parcc?fromrss=1 PARCC has been trouble in New Jersey, and elsewhere. Indeed, it has already been dropped by other states, and was strongly resisted by many.

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NorthJersey.com Sat, 14 Jul 2018 02:51:38 GMT 18071375TOQH 0
Duke will change its SAT and ACT requirements. The move aims to help low-income applicants. http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/duke-will-change-its-sat-and-act-requirements-the-move-aims-to-help-low-income-applicants?fromrss=1 A Duke University student tour leads a group of undergraduate prospects on a tour of West Campus. Duke University announced Friday that it will no longer require the SAT essay or ACT writing scores for students applying for admissions.

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HeraldSun.com Fri, 13 Jul 2018 22:15:09 GMT 180713AEM36M 0
Make Students Prove Their Writing Skills http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/make-students-prove-their-writing-skills?fromrss=1 Regarding Naomi Schaefer Riley's July 9 op-ed "Save the SAT Writing Test": That the admissions offices at Stanford and Princeton would drop the test speaks to a current fad among the university elite, but not to those of us who have taught at the university level. In 2014 I co-instructed a writing class at Stanford's Graduate School of Business.

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Wall Street Journal Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:33:42 GMT 180713QP1LF6 0
Celebrating 40 Years! Annual Open House: German School of... http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/celebrating-40-years-annual-open-house-german-school-of?fromrss=1 The Stamford campus is having an Open House on Saturday, September 1st from 10am -12pm at the Rippowam Middle School located at 381 High Ridge Road in Stamford We desire to have our children learn this language, not only to remember their roots but also to be more competitive on the international scene when their professional lives start." " " The Stamford campus is having an Open House on Saturday, September 1st from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Rippowam Middle School located at 381 High Ridge Road in Stamford, CT.

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World News Report Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:41:32 GMT 180713TVHUK6 0
June SAT scores not adding up for angry students and parents http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/june-sat-scores-not-adding-up-for-angry-students-and-parents?fromrss=1 Kennedy Daniels answered 8 more questions right on the June test than on the March version. Her SAT score dropped ten points.

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WRIC-TV Richmond Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:56:37 GMT 180713K8D0O9 0
Vandals go on rampage at Grammar schools http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/vandals-go-on-rampage-at-grammar-schools?fromrss=1 Police are on the hunt for vandals who went on a rampage at two of the ACT's elite private schools early on Monday morning . ACT Policing has released CCTV footage of masked and hooded offenders armed with baseball bats who smashed more than 100 windows at Canberra Grammar School in Red Hill and the nearby Canberra Girls Grammar School in Deakin, as well as attacking the Girls Grammar Rowing Centre in Yarralumla.

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The RiotACT Fri, 13 Jul 2018 03:31:37 GMT 180712CBBEGV 0
Why rural Michigan teens are skipping out on college. It's not grades http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/why-rural-michigan-teens-are-skipping-out-on-college-its-not-grades?fromrss=1 Chelsey Ivy faced a lot of obstacles getting to college. Her parents didn't think she should go.

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University Business Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:14:01 GMT 180712RPBIOK 0
The Teacher Paradox: Educators Organize Under Fire http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/the-teacher-paradox-educators-organize-under-fire?fromrss=1 Mark Jewell, president of the North Carolina Association of Educators, protests at the General Assembly in Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 16, 2018. The Supreme Court dealt teachers the first blow on June 27 with its Janus v.

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The American Prospect Thu, 12 Jul 2018 20:34:28 GMT 180712S10LPC 0
Baylor announces Merit Scholarship recipients http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/baylor-announces-merit-scholarship-recipients?fromrss=1 Baylor University announces recent high school graduates who are recipients of scholastic awards based on class rank and/or SAT/ACT scores for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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RiverBender.com Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:12:06 GMT 180712QLJB7E 0
Rapides Parish LEAP scores: see your school's results here http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=education/2018/07/rapides-parish-leap-scores-see-your-schools-results-here?fromrss=1 Rapides Parish LEAP scores: See your school's results here The state has announced LEAP scores for grades 3-8 and end-of-course test results for high schools. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: https://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/education/2018/07/12/rapides-parish-leap-scores-see-your-schools-results-here/775117002/ Close up of a standardized testing answer sheet with a pencil resting on it with a shallow depth of field The increase is a result of improved test results in social studies, the only subject public schools across the parish raised mastery scores in last year, according to results announced by the state Tuesday.

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The Town Talk Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:26:34 GMT 1807128DKNUO 0