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 Here?s What You Need to Know About Online Testing for the ACT and SAT
Lots of confusion surrounds the progress of online testing. Here are the answers to some questions about the computerized versions of the exam.

 For the ACT and the SAT, Pencils No Longer Required, but Sometimes Necessary
For the college entrance exams, the online transition proceeds, but it?s complicated.

 Building Skills Outside the Classroom With New Ways of Learning
Project-centered approaches to education could eventually make traditional methods as outdated as chalk and blackboards.

 A Chance for Dropouts, Young and Old, to Go Back to School
Numerous programs are available for students who are unable to graduate from traditional schools, but only some offer sufficient resources to help them get their diplomas.

 Beverly Hills to boot non-district K-8 pupils
After more than four hours of emotional and sometimes contentious debate, the Beverly Hills Unified School District approved a controversial proposal Tuesday to boot out more than 400 out-of-district students.

 ?At hope? kids better than ?at risk??

Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma, is sponsoring a bill this session that would replace references to low-income children such as "disadvantaged," and "at-risk" with a more-positive term, "at hope." Decades ago, poor children became known as "disadvantaged." Then they were "at-risk." Now, a Washington lawmaker wants to replace those euphemisms with a new one: "at hope."


 Hawaii legislators seek to lengthen school year
Stuck with the nation's shortest school year, Hawaii lawmakers will consider proposals for longer and more school days when this year's legislative session opens Wednesday.

 Loophole frees mentally ill youth offenders

In this undated file photo provided by Jan Henry, her husband Todd Henry is shown playing a guitar in Tyler, Texas. Todd Henry, a special education teacher, was fatally stabbed by a student at the school.Recent slaying cases highlight the complexities of a 1997 law meant to keep mentally ill juveniles from being held in detention centers where they can't get proper treatment.


 Two-child benefit limit lawful, court rules
Families lose legal challenge to government over limiting some benefits to first two children.

 Poorest families 'going without food or power'
Citizens Advice says hundreds of thousands of UK families cannot afford to put money in their meters.

 School denies charging pupils for water in heatwave
Onslow St Audrey's School in Hatfield said no child would ever be refused access to water.

 Narrow vocabulary 'hits pupils' grades'
Research suggests four out of 10 pupils in their first year of secondary have limited vocabulary.