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The Road to Rigor

Raising the bar across the curriculum has become serious business.

Small Town Superintendent Rouses Supporters at SOS March

Why John Kuhn, superintendent of Perrin-Whitt (Texas) School District stood up for teachers.

A Humble, Small Learning Communitiiy

As enrollment increased rapidly in the Humble (Texas) Independent School District, administrators found a way to keep standards high.

Changing Places and Changing Paces

As creative as a superintendent may be, education reform is limited by state infrastructure.

College Admissions Becomes An Industry

The process has become so competitive that some students are hiring teams of experts, tipping the scale even further away from lower-income students.

Admission Tests Produce Inaccurate Data when Measuring Student Achievement

States using college admission tests such as the SAT or ACT for measuring achievement of state learning standards are being cautioned to rethink using tests in this manner.

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