Archive for February, 2010

SAT Essay Quotes – Practice #9

Take a look at the following quotes. Think about what questions about life each quote suggests, and then, concur up two or three examples from your knowledge to support two different perspectives. We have supplied a few questions under each …

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Replacing No Child Left Behind

February 22, 2010 Obama to Propose New Reading and Math Standards By SAM DILLON WASHINGTON — In a proposed change to the No Child Left Behind law, the Obama administration would require states to adopt new academic standards to qualify …

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Promoting 10th Graders Early

February 18, 2010 High Schools to Offer Plan to Graduate 2 Years Early By SAM DILLON Dozens of public high schools in eight states will introduce a program next year allowing 10th graders who pass a battery of tests to …

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How School Bus Rides Have Changed Behaviors

February 12, 2010Wi-Fi Turns Rowdy Bus Into Rolling Study Hall By SAM DILLON VAIL, Ariz. — Students endure hundreds of hours on yellow buses each year getting to and from school in this desert exurb of Tucson, and stir-crazy teenagers …

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Good News About Connecticut Education

CEAOrg reflects on: 10 Good News Facts About Connecticut Public Education 2010 February 9 tags: positive ed news by Laurel Killough The media often concentrates on what’s wrong with Connecticut’s public schools – but there is also plenty of positive …

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Wednesday’s Writing Topics

Tackling The SAT Writing Section Essay When many students hear that they only have 25 minutes to develop, write, and edit an essay, they PANIC!!!!! RELAX! You can do this. Read the question carefully. Form a mental answer. Jot down …

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Changing “No Child Left Behind” – Obama’s Proposals

Finally some movement to improve US education, student achievement and teachers’ merit. The New York Times February 2, 2010Administration Outlines Proposed Changes to ‘No Child’ LawBy SAM DILLON The Obama administration outlined on Monday morning some of the proposed changes …

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Comparison of In-Home Tutoring Companies

Click the chart below; see how Tutoring Match Compares.

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