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Archive for May, 2006

State Supreme Court Reinstates Exam

May 25, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The San Jose Mercury News says that the State Supreme Court has reinstated the high school exit exam.

210 School Days A Year

May 24, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that he superintendent of a school district in the Richmond Heights area wants to change the school year to 210 days long with 8-hour school days from a 185 day with 6.5 hour school days.

Abstinence Is The Preferred Behavior??

May 24, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

CNN is saying that the state of Wisconsin has a new law up saying that sex education teacher must say that abstinence is the preferred behavior for unmarried people. I say this is 100% lame!!!

Leasing The Lottery???

May 24, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

CNN says that the Illinois governor wants to lease or even sell the state lottery to get more funds for the educational system. I say this idea is a complete load of crap and all lotteries should be state government owned.

Science Standards Changed

May 24, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Union-Tribune now says that the science requirement has been changed for students

NCES Report On Science Grades

May 24, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

USA Today says that a new NCES report on science scores says that scores for fourth graders are up but stall in grades eight and twelve.