DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — While his eighth-grade classmates took state standardized tests this spring, Tucker Richardson woke up late and played basketball in his Delaware
JACKSON — Mississippi’s ACT scores rose slightly over the last year, although only a small fraction of Magnolia State students are truly ready for college
HATTIESBURG — The Common Core State Standards tests will be both less expensive and better than Mississippi’s own tests, state education officials say. The 20-state
WASHINGTON — Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both
DETROIT — Six of 12 small cars performed well in front-end crash tests conducted by an insurance industry group, but some popular models fared poorly
MEMPHIS — A longtime Memphis educator who helped teachers cheat on certification exams over a 15 year period was sentenced Monday to seven years in
North Korea apparently conducted a widely anticipated nuclear test Tuesday, strongly indicated by an “explosion-like” earthquake that monitoring agencies around the globe said appeared to be unnatural.
It’s about to get faster and easier to diagnose food poisoning, but that progress for individual patients comes with a downside: It could hurt the nation’s ability to spot and solve dangerous outbreaks.
There’s a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.