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Archive for April, 2006

Testing Companies Called

April 26, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

CNN reports that the secretary of education called the executives from testing companies and the College Board on industry practices. A company said that it could handel a whole lot more volume in exams.

Who Is College Ready??

April 26, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: College, Uncategorized

The Education Week people have an article up on people having differing views on who really is college ready.

Remedial College Classes And Change In Testing

April 26, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: College, Uncategorized

The Indy Star has two articles up. Article one says that around 25% of college freshman going to Indiana’s public colleges and universities need to take remedial classes. Article two says that the IPS school system is dropping the 6th grade from middle school and testing every four weeks starting next year for students.

Some Do Not Want Change

April 26, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Miami Herald reports on teachers that do not the new attempts to change the four-year old class size bill that was passed.

Teacher And Parents Focus On Different Things

April 26, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The New York Times reports on a new study saying that teachers and parents focus on different aspects of children. Teachers focus more on external behavior while parents focus more on emotional states.

Teacher Does Not Want To Prove She Is Qualified

April 26, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The News & Observer reports on teachers that need to prove they are highly qualified. One teacher has been teaching for 29 years and she does not want to take a test to prove that she is highly qualified.