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Mandatory ACT doesn’t faze juniors

Mandatory ACT doesn’t faze juniors

Emily Dickson, Staff Writer

May 5, 2015

The ACT test conjures up images of college, future and above all, crowded, silent gymnasiums filled with scantrons and troubled students.

Education system stunts growth

Education system stunts growth

Liza Tarakanova

April 24, 2015

Tests, tests and more tests. Sitting in a crowded classroom, in a sullen school, forced to memorize hundreds of facts and listen to monotone lessons.

Common Core is coming

Common Core is coming

Shannon Anderson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

 Although 45 states have adopted the Common Core Standards created by governors and state education officials, the effort has begun to raise concerns from parents. “Common Core allows us as educators to move away from factoid, trivial questions, more towards the nature of problem solving. What is ta...

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