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There are some simple tricks for the SAT that every test taker should have that don't cost a thing. Here are some quick tips to help your teen ace the test.
Get information on standardized testing, plus sample test questions for kindergarteners.
Experts weigh in on lagging literacy skills, and what can be done to improve them.
Could this new push for standards take play out of the equation for young children?
Are standardized tests the only way?  Why more and more teachers are relying on 'multiple assessments.'
What are the math standards each grade? The National Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM) has standards for classrooms from kindergarten through high school.
Parents seem obligated to use the report card moment as a pep talk. But experts aren't sure this is the right way to go.
While it's exciting to see a great school recognized, it's just as important to remind yourself that education isn't one-size-fits-all.
Are expensive tutoring services really necessary for SAT success? Here are three low-cost test prep ideas to help your teen without breaking the bank.
Learn more about a new set of proposed national standards for schools.
If a student can't read, virtually every other subject becomes impossible.  Here is a parent's guide to national standards for English Language Arts.
Math and reading dominate more class time than ever before. Have we gone too far at the expense of science, social studies, art, and music?
Examines issues associated with standardized tests and authentic assessments that can be used to provide insights into childrenâs development and learning.
The push for environmental education in school and at home is gaining momentum. Here's what you need to know about this important movement.
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is responsible for raising the issue of education gaps, but is it also causing an increased dropout rate in public schools?
There is one group of kids who are experiencing marked improvements in their education as a result of NCLB: English Language Learners (ELL's).
An overview of Dakota State Testing of Educational Progress (DSTEP) like what it its primary purpose, type of test, reports etc.
This spring marks the 25th anniversary of what many call a turning point in American public education: the release of 'A Nation At Risk.'
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