Standardized testing is a grueling part of the college admissions process that every college-bound student has to endure. The SAT and ACT are meant to aid colleges in their selection of students through the evaluation of test scores from all high school students. College Board is making chan…
Performing feats of the famed elephants of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus are the favorites of audiences of all ages.
The United States was originally not so united when 13 colonies defeated a powerful British army to secure our independence. As all states are responsible for educating their citizenry, we now have a 50-headed monster that has no chance against determined emerging superpowers like China and …
Actress Maria Bello, from left, director Denis Villeneuve and actors Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal laugh during the press conference for "Prisoners" at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Galit Rodan)
INDIANAPOLIS | A new analysis by one of the nation's leading educational testing companies has found many Americans generally lack the skills needed to take on jobs requiring either high or low levels of education.
Among Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's legislative initiatives, signed into law last week, was patterned after the Northwest Indiana Regional Education/Employer Alliance for Developing Youth (READY) program.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School was one of just six high schools in Indiana recognized by ACT with The Red Quill Award.
College preparation centers are springing up around the country, a trend that's grown tremendously the past five years.
Justin Bieber performs June 17 during the 2012 Much Music Video Awards in Toronto.
CROWN POINT | ACT conducts technical and scholarly research on a variety of topics, including test and test-item fairness, test reliability and validity, the meaning of test-score differences, improving the achievement of at-risk populations, occupational fit, career interests, course placem…
Assistant U.S. Department of Education Secretary Peter Cunningham, left, talks with Roosevelt Haywood, president and CEO of Haywood and Fleming Associates, on Monday during a visit to Brunswick Elementary School in Gary.
Peter Cunningham, left, walks Monday through a closed kindergarten section of Brunswick Elementary School in Gary. The assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education visited four Gary schools to promote President Barack Obama's jobs bills, which would cover school infrastructure upgrades.
Peter Cunningham, right, listens Monday as Gary School Board President Darren Washington, left, talks about funding for the district. Cunningham, an assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education, visited four Gary schools.
Peter Cunningham, second from left, stands Monday in a closed off kindergarten section of Brunswick Elementary School in Gary. The U.S. Department of Education assistant secretary talked about what President Barack Obama's proposed American Jobs Act could mean to Gary Community School Corp. …
SAT reading scores are so low for the class of 2011 that schools should consider skipping the issuance of diplomas since most of the kids won't be able to read them anyway.
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