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Channel 2 NewsDutch Harbor-Unalaska is known not only for its fish, but also for its schools. 900 miles away from Anchorage on the Aleutian Chain, the Unalaska Junior and Senior High School made the National Blue Ribbon Schools list for overall academic excellence....
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Name: Bob Griffin Occupation: Retired Fighter Pilot, current Airline Pilot and union member Registered Political Party: Like most Alaskans, I'm very independent and not affiliated with any political party, but I consider myself "conservative". Why...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Department of Education and Early Development alerted students and parents this week that an external hard drive containing more than 89,000 students' personal information had been stolen from the department’s headquarters in Juneau....
Channel 2 NewsSchool districts have wrapped up their lobbying trip to the state capitol and some lawmakers are still unsure if they should increase education funding. Among them are leaders in the Senate who have significant influence on the decision. “The...
Re: "Apodaca: New SAT? How about 'Game of Thrones' style" (May 19): As an application evaluator for UC Irvine, I share many of Patrice Apodaca's concerns over the SAT. She didn't even mention the proliferation of SAT-prep courses that give students, who...
More than half of the teachers and staff at Crenshaw High School, including two teachers union representatives, are being displaced by a campus reorganization process ordered by L.A. Unified Supt. John Deasy. The school board in January endorsed Deasy's...
It's rare for a high school junior to earn a top score of 2400 on the SAT college test. It's even more uncommon to notch a composite top score of 36 on the ACT test. But Aseem Jha, a 17-year-old at Naperville North High School, recently found out that...
The job of veteran teacher Ricardo Gonzales was on the line before a state review panel. He's a respected elementary school instructor who tutors students and coaches soccer on his own time. But the L.A. Unified School District wanted to fire him...
Many of us believe the college admissions process has spiraled out of control. Plenty among us also feel that our education system has become too test-centric. And at the intersection of the two lies the SAT, the most dreaded, derided and feared test...
In an era where test scores dominate discussions about education, a handful of schools received state recognition Friday for their physical fitness programs. Other groups were singled out for arts programs or career education. Warren High School in...
A recent op-ed article in the Washington Post warned against overusing students' standardized test scores in evaluating how well teachers are doing their jobs. There would be no surprise about that — if it had been penned by the leader of a teachers...
On the surface, the "Keystone Exams" action by the State Board of Education appears to establish firm standards for high school graduation in Pennsylvania. 'It's official," began Saturday's story in The Morning Call. "Students in Pennsylvania will be...
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