COLORADO SPRINGS - As the bell rang for the start of school Friday morning at Queen Palmer Elementary, students found a bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, a carton of milk, string cheese and an apple laid out on their desks. The school began serving breakfast "after the bell" two... more »
There's mixed news on the latest ACT college entrance exams.
A report out Tuesday says average ACT scores inched downward this year, but more students who took the test proved ready for college.
While the findings appear contradictory, the exam's authors point to a growing and more diverse... more »
The Senate Education Committee is taking a hard look at legislation to do away with comprehensive student tests and replace them with student assessments.
The legislation would end CSAP testing in the ninth, tenth and 11th grades and replace them with what lawmakers say is a more meaningful college... more »
The writing test scores of about half of the eighth-grade class at a Colorado middle school are being annulled after district officials learned a teacher allowed students to practice using tests from the previous year. Boulder Valley School District officials say 67 students at Superior's Eldorado K-8 School will be... more »
A middle school in North Carolina is selling test scores to students in a bid to raise money. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Wednesday that a parent advisory council at Rosewood Middle School in Goldsboro come up with the fundraising plan after last year's chocolate sale flopped.
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President Barack Obama is among those making the case that American kids aren't spending enough time in school. The president says that puts them at a disadvantage compared to other students around the globe. He's pushing for schools to add time to classes, to stay open later and to let... more »