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College Board offers a few glimpses into its redesigned SAT The association, which administers the standardized test, releases sample questions and other materials from the revamp.The College Board on Wednesday released sample questions and other materials for a redesigned SAT, promising a test that is grounded in
Los Angeles Times | 20 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Revised SAT Wont Include Obscure Vocabulary Words The College Board plans to release many details of its revised test on Wednesday, including sample questions and explanations of the research and goals behind them.
New York Times | 20 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ferry with 350 passengers sinking off South Korea: Yonhap Seoul (AFP) - South Korean coastguard vessels were despatched Wednesday to rescue around 350 passengers -- mostly high school students -- on a ferry sinking off the southeastern coast, Yonhap news agency said.
Yahoo! News | 23 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pitzer College selling fossil fuel stocks in environmental move Pitzer College, a liberal arts school in Claremont, has joined the vanguard of U.S. campuses deciding to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies as a statement of concern about global warming.
Los Angeles Times | Apr 16, 2014 12:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exhuming remains at Florida school Who was buried behind a boys' school in Florida?
BBC News | Apr 16, 2014 12:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report: 10% of bullied teenagers have tried to commit suicide One in 10 teenagers bullied at school have attempted to commit suicide, according to research published today. In addition, a further 30 per cent go on to self-harm.
The Independent | Apr 15, 2014 11:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report: 'De facto' school starting age of two as parents scramble for the best places An unofficial compulsory school starting age of two has been introduced around the country as desperate parents try to get their children into the best performing primary schools, says a report out today.
The Independent | Apr 15, 2014 11:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Compulsory school age in danger of becoming two, survey shows Children's commissioner says almost half of parents admit to using nurseries to improve chances of getting school placesThe children's commissioner has warned that the effective age to begin compulsory education is in danger of becoming two rather than fo
The Guardian | Apr 15, 2014 11:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
States' Rollout of Common Core Goes Under the Microscope A variety of nonpartisan groups and government officials alike scope out states' strengths and challenges in the early stages of common-core implementation.
Education Week | Apr 15, 2014 9:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Are Contracts to Blame for Teacher-Quality Gaps? Researchers are examining whether language in teacher contracts could be contributing to the teacher-quality gap between high- and low-minority schools.
Education Week | Apr 15, 2014 9:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend