An Educational Psychology study showed that dividing attention in the classroom through the use of electronic devices reduced student exam performance.
More students are taking Advanced Placement (AP) and more students are failing as a result as well, but some question whether taking AP helps students when they get to college.
Shane Vander Hart: “Alternative Math” made me literally laugh out loud and consider myself thankful I never had parents like these the brief time I taught.
Brown University announced that it will join Harvard, Yale, and Dartmouth Universities as the fourth Ivy League school that will no longer require the ACT writing or SAT essay test.
A state takeover of a local school district takes away the voice of the taxpayers and parents and it’s questionable (at best) they even work.
Eight Washington, DC area elite, private schools announced that they are dropping out of the Advanced Placement (AP) program.
The University of Chicago joins a growing list of colleges that will no longer require students to submit ACT or SAT scores as an admission requirement.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote an op/ed for Chalkbeat over the weekend that called for changes in how New York City Schools assesses middle school students for placement in their eight advanced placement high schools.
Some big news for high school seniors who plan on attending certain Ivy League schools, Yale University just announced they will no longer require students to take the SAT or ACT essay assessment as an admission requirement. They join Harvard University and Dartmouth College.
Denis Ian: Don’t let anyone hurry your child. Don’t let anyone sandpaper their softest years with “grit” or”rigor” or “college ready” … because there’s plenty of that stuff in the eight hundred months ahead.