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N.J.’s spring test scores show widespread losses during pandemic

NJ 08 Dec 2022
New Jersey’s students lost about seven years of progress during the COVID-19 pandemic, based on long-awaited test results the state Department of Education presented to the state Board of Education on Wednesday ... Scores here slid more steeply for lower-performing students than for higher-performing ones.

Neb. Statewide Assessment Results Show Pandemic Impact, Highlight Areas To Focus Support

Yankton Daily Press 08 Dec 2022
The results, which closely match those recently released from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, show while Nebraska student performance dipped during the pandemic, the state didn’t have as large of a setback as others in the nation ... — 30% of students who qualified for free or reduced lunch were proficient in ELA and 27% for Math.

California public schools allow ‘pay to learn’ summer courses at high prices. Is it legal?

The Los Angeles Times 08 Dec 2022
California Only 1 in 9 Los Angeles students will attend extra learning days ... Last year, Arcadia High’s principal and assistant principal, who served as the summer school principal, sent a letter noting that the program offers students the chance to improve their GPAs and accelerate progress toward graduation and college entrance requirements.


The Gainesville Sun 08 Dec 2022
The vaccine will be available for students in pre-k through 12th grades ... McNair is one of seven federal TRIO programs, targeted to serve and assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to post baccalaureate programs.

How do we achieve progress in Columbia?

Columbia Missourian 07 Dec 2022
Editor’s Note Wakefield BioChar has partnered with the Columbia Missourian to provide a $1,000 scholarship to an upcoming or current MU student during the 2022 Progress Awards ... progress in Columbia? This is the winning essay by MU student Madisyn Gentry from Greeley, Colorado.

New School cuts pay for part-time faculty on strike

Washington Square News 07 Dec 2022
“The university is pitting its workers against each other, while stoking the fears of our students — these tactics are typical of corporate behemoths, not purportedly progressive institutions, as The New School claims to be.” (Tori Morales for WSN) ... Last week, a student group ...

Mathnasium celebrates 10 years of serving Smith County students

Tyler Morning Telegraph 07 Dec 2022
Math tutoring center Mathnasium celebrated 10 years of serving Tyler and Smith County area students on Tuesday ... each student ... Two to three hour long visits per week are suggested in order to make the most progress for students who are significantly behind grade level expectations.

Viewpoint: How should we reckon with history's uncomfortable truths about disability?

Phys Dot Org 07 Dec 2022
To achieve this, we need to celebrate accomplishments of people with disability and the progress made towards disability inclusion ... students with disability ... IQ and adaptive behavior assessments do not inform the particular supports that students require to make progress at school.

Letter: School choice should not be controversial

Hickory Record 07 Dec 2022
Now that the direst phase of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be behind us, our focus should be on students who are still struggling. According to the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results, "students have lost the equivalent of 20 years of progress in math and reading." Students are suffering.

During UC strike, students fear losing financial aid, housing as grades are withheld

Recordnet 07 Dec 2022
Withholding grades could also mean federal financial aid is withheld for students who need to make satisfactory academic progress ... A very small number of students who did not meet federal Satisfactory Academic Progress in a prior term and were counting on fall grades to clear their record may be impacted ... Jones, the UC Santa Barbara student, agrees.

Give befitting reply to propaganda against us: Hasina tells student leaders

Suryaa 07 Dec 2022
The Prime Minister reminded the BCL leaders and workers about the student wing's contribution to the progressive movements of Bangladesh, saying that the "history of the Chhatra League is the history of Bangladesh". She said the BCL played a significant role in each progressive ...

Berea College grows students and harvest opportunities

The Richmond Register 07 Dec 2022
According to educators and administrators, the true fruits of the nation’s oldest, continuously operated college farm are the students ...Really, we grow students here — we just use farm products to do it,” David Little, Berea College Farm Store Manager, said with a smile while taking a quick break from his kitchen duties.

Leaving Cert students 2023: HEAR offers greater access to college for students who qualify

Irish Independent 07 Dec 2022
HEAR, which stands for Higher Education Access Route, makes entry to college easier for students from a socio-economically disadvantaged background and also offers in-college supports Educational disadvantage can make it harder for Leaving Cert students to compete on points, making progression to third level more difficult for some.

Mapua MCM celebrates 7th foundation anniversary

The Manila Times 07 Dec 2022
MMCM student pageant, e-game ... Mapua MCM commemorates its achievements since its establishment and how it has pioneered blended learning in Mindanao to provide quality education by creating a progressive learning environment for students to hone and use to their full potential.

New Jersey Republicans rip school "equity" plan

Victoria Advocate 07 Dec 2022
"Instead of coming up with a plan to help students get caught up, the state board continues its march to infuse gender identity and progressive politics into every aspect of our children’s education," said Senate Minority Leader Steven Oroho, R-Sussex. "They should put as much effort into helping students get better at reading, writing, and math.".

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