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If it only affects 11 kids statewide, is it still considered an exit exam?
Only 11 Md. Seniors Blocked by Exit Exams, Officials Say Washington Post
Only 11 seniors in Maryland's high school class of 2009 did not graduate last spring solely because they failed the state's new required exams, and the number of schools on a watch list for poor academic achievement declined, officials said Monday.
Revised Draft of 'Common Core' Standards Unveiled EdWeek
Language arts has been beefed up in the latest version of the document, and another standard, "mathematical practice," has been added.
Grand Canyon woman named best rural teacher AP
"Teaching in a rural school is not easy," said John Hill, director of the National Rural Education Association. "The resources are always limited, both in the school and out.
Atlanta floods prove fatal for some, cause school and road closings Breaking Tweets
Plenty of damage has already been done as there were a reported 11,000 people without power as of this afternoon and many schools in the metro Atlanta area will be closed tomorrow.
Cheyenne tribe files suit over school dress code MSNBC
Parents and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block the school district from enforcing a dress code requiring ...
Students told to prove Texas residency or leave MSNBC
Students living in northern Mexico have skirted residency requirements to attend U.S. public schools for generations, but one superintendent in Texas is warning students they could face expulsion.