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Syracuse is trying an innovative approach to ed reform. It involves free college, comprehensive services for students, including health care, and mental health assistance. More here.
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How the Shutdown Affects Education (update)
Military families and Head Start programs are starting to feel the shutdown's bite. Click through to see how, and for resources to help you break down the issues!
The test scores that came out on August 7th revealed a dramatic plunge. The proportion of New York students who were “proficient” in English/Language Arts fell from 55.1% to 31.1%. The percentage of students “proficient” in math fell even more, from 64.8% to 31%, according to Education Week. This decline mirrors the results from Kentucky in 2012 when they switched to tests more oriented towards the Common Core.
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