Education March 15, 2016: Senate confirms new education secretary John King Jr. that will oversee ESSA law

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Senate confirms new education secretary John King Jr. that will oversee ESSA law

By Bonnie K. Goodman

March 15, 2016 2:42 PM MST

 The Senate confirmed John B. King, Jr. officially making him the new Secretary of Education; he  will lead the implementation of the new education law Every Student Succeeds Act, March 14, 2016
The Senate confirmed John B. King, Jr. officially making him the new Secretary of Education; he will lead the implementation of the new education law Every Student Succeeds Act, March 14, 2016
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Education February 23, 2016: What students should expect on the newly redesigned SAT exam on March 5

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What students should expect on the newly redesigned SAT exam on March 5

By Bonnie K. Goodman

February 23, 2016 1:20 PM MST

Anxious students, gear up to take the newly redesigned SAT exam on March 5, educators are most concerned about the heavy text exam
Anxious students, gear up to take the newly redesigned SAT exam on March 5, educators are most concerned about the heavy text exam
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Education January 24, 2016: College Board reschedules last old SAT exam Feb 20 after snowstorm cancellations

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College Board reschedules last old SAT exam Feb 20 after snowstorm cancellations

By Bonnie K. Goodman

January 24, 2016 1:38 PM MST

SAT test centers in the East Coast states affected by the massive snowstorm cancelled the exam on Saturday, Jan. 23 rescheduling it for Feb. 20
SAT test centers in the East Coast states affected by the massive snowstorm cancelled the exam on Saturday, Jan. 23 rescheduling it for Feb. 20
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Education January 17, 2016: College Board problems PSAT/NMSQT score delays only a quarter received results

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College Board problems PSAT/NMSQT score delays only a quarter received results

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January 17, 2016 8:50 PM MST

 Problems persist with the College Board's new score system; nearly three million high school students cannot access their results from the October 2015 PSAT/NMSQT exam, Jan. 17, 2016

Problems persist with the College Board’s new score system; nearly three million high school students cannot access their results from the October 2015 PSAT/NMSQT exam, Jan. 17, 2016
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Education January 11, 2016: Detroit schools close as teachers take sick out protesting pay and conditions

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Detroit schools close as teachers take sick out protesting pay and conditions

By Bonnie K. Goodman

January 11, 2016 5:26 PM MST

Teachers at over 60 Detroit, Michigan schools went on strike calling it a "sick-out," the teachers are protesting their pay, teaching conditions and lack of funding for the public schools, Jan. 11, 2016

Teachers at over 60 Detroit, Michigan schools went on strike calling it a “sick-out,” the teachers are protesting their pay, teaching conditions and lack of funding for the public schools, Jan. 11, 2016
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Education December 17, 2015: US high school graduation rates at record high, still lag behind global averages

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US high school graduation rates at record high, still lag behind global averages

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December 17, 2015, 5:41 PM MST

The United States recorded their best high school graduation rates, but the country is still behind the rates of most western countries, Dec. 15, 2015
The United States recorded their best high school graduation rates, but the country is still behind the rates of most Western countries, Dec. 15, 2015
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