North County Times
By: WILLIAM FINN BENNETT - Staff Writer
LAKE ELSINORE ---- As the clock ticks toward the spring of 2006 and the day when all students must pass the high school exit exam to receive their high school diplomas, Candi Cissel worries that her 17-year-old daughter, Danielle, won't make the cut.
Danielle is a special education student at Elsinore High School and has a mild form of autism, Cissel said. But under the current rules, Danielle will have to take ...
Columbia Daily Tribune
Statistical error lifts Columbia schools.
By MEGAN MEANS of the Tribunes staff
Five Columbia public schools have been removed from the list of schools that missed yearly progress goals on the 2004 Missouri Assessment Program test after state education officials discovered a statistical error.
The updates moved three local elementary schools off the states list of schools facing penalties under the No Child Left Behind Act.
By BOB STUART The News Virginian
Improvement plans for those Augusta County schools that failed to meet full SOL accreditation and adequate yearly progress on the No Child Left Behind federal law will go before the Augusta County School Board tonight.
Pam Ungar, the systems assistant superintendent for instruction, said both the state and federal governments require such plans.
Riverheads Elementary and the countys three middle scho...
Proposed online scoring system could help state's districts cope with growing mandate
By RICK KARLIN, Staff writer
ALBANY Facing a mandate to triple the number of exams it must give and score each year, the state Education Department is considering a plan to scan elementary and middle school tests into a vast computer bank, which would allow teachers to digitally score them over the Internet.
By JON W. GLASS, The Virginian-Pilot
October 30, 2004
Camille Rieks U.S. history students bobbed their heads as Neil Diamonds America blared from speakers in her classroom at Norfolks Norview High School. Images of explorers and colonists appeared on a screen. Captions outlining major themes of settling the New World faded in and out.
Within four minutes, Rieks home made PowerPoint show had hit on key topics for the first weeks of school. Any of it coul...