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Archive for July, 2007

Luther Burbank High School Article….

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

The Sacramento Bee reports on this high school that has the IB program for students.

Colorado Student Achievement Tests Scores…

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

are out and they are showing some flatlining scores. Two-Thirds of students in the third grade who got the worst score on the reading test are still getting that same grade as fifth-graders.

Margaret Spellings Went To Colorado…

July 31, 2007 By: richard.ginn Category: NCLB, No Child Left Behind, Uncategorized

to talk about the NCLB bill. She said the “hawkish” bill is going to stay.

Gateway To College Program Article….

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

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on this program for high school dropouts. It allows them to get a high school diploma while getting college credits at the same time. To get into this program you have to be 16-20 years old, show that you have at least an 8th grade reading level, live in the Philadelphia area, and be out of school for at least one year.

The age limit on the high end needs to be expanded to at least 22.

The Philadelphia Inquirer….

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

reports on Drexel University using the Second Life program to created an online academic adventure.

World Heritage International Student Exchange Article…

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

The News & Observer reports on 21 high school students, 18 from Germany and three from France, who have come to the USA to learn.