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Archive for July, 2007

American Educational Research Association….

July 31, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

has a new report out on the NCLB bill. It is a 12 state look at the NCLB bill.

The conclusion they came up with says that you need to look more at the NAEP scoring trends rather than state test scoring trends. I only agree with them to a point. I say that state scores are too high, but NAEP scores are too low.

Newt Gingrich On Fox News Sunday….

July 31, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

called the Detroit Public Schools a disaster.

I fully agree with Newt, the whole state is a financial mess.

Due To New Eligability Rules….

July 31, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

less students in Georgia this year are going to be getting a HOPE scholarship. The new rules made grade calculations more uniform. The article states that 18,000 less high school seniors can get the money. They also stated that over a two year period that in Atlanta Georgia a 53% drop in students can get a HOPE scholarship.

Camp Invention Article…

July 31, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Greenville News reports on this week long summer enrichment program where elementary students took apart old toasted and other appliances to learn about science.

Sumner County In Tennessee…

July 31, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

is the only one to not take part in the voluntary pre-k program that Gov. Phil Bredesen expanded last week.

The Virginia Department Of Education…

July 31, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

is looking at some testing improprieties affecting students with disabilities at a Stafford County high school.