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Parents Get Help on School Testing
Yakima Herald-Republic
9/23/04

SUNNYSIDE In an effort to help parents understand federal standardized testing requirements, a parent resource center has been created..

The Parent Information and Resource Center, at 810 E. Custer Ave. inside the school district's Inspection and Support Building, will debut today during an open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The center is paid for by a three-year $1.5 million federal grant. The school district is providing the space for the fa...
 
Local teachers join push for education
Fort Myers News-Press
By JENNIFER BOOTH REED
[email protected]
Published by news-press.com on September 23, 2004

About 20 Lee County teachers were among thousands of people nationally Wednesday night vowing to push education to the fore this election season.

The gathering, at the teachers union office, was one of nearly 4,000 "house parties" conducted as part of the National Mobilization for Great Public Schools, a grass-roots movement spearheaded by the National Educati...
 
District vows to reduce dropouts
Huntsville Item
By Matt Pederson/Staff Writer
9/23/04

Getting students into school and keeping them there is among one of the top goals of the national No Child Left Behind policy. Not surprisingly, it's also one of the top goals for Huntsville ISD.

At Tuesday night's Huntsville ISD board of trustees meeting, goals for the 2004-05 school year were presented, and one of those goals involves helping more students graduate.

A majority of the HISD goals coincide w...
 
All children will never fit same mold
Morgantown Dominion Post
BY ELIZABETH PEACE
9/23/04

This is in response to your editorial entitled "So who should we blame now?" I believe that it is unfair to say that the school system is making up excuses for why they have failed. It is perfectly fair for the schools to try and explain this confusing mess called No Child Left Behind and Adequate Yearly Progress. The NCLB list upsets parents and, when adequate communication and explanation are not provided, rumors abound.

I went to...
 
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