Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 02/01/2015 - 2:46pm
A showdown over state testing is intensifying, with the Illinois State Board of Education threatening to pull as much as hundreds of millions of dollars from school districts that don't administer the new PARCC assessment exam to students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 02/01/2015 - 2:43pm
The boards of education in all 173 school districts have approved a policy raising the dropout age from 16 to 18. The Kentucky Department of Education provided each district with a $10,000 grant to plan for implementation of the higher dropout age.