Today, UC's President Janet Napolitano distributed a letter which features some very good news for the University of California. Instate tuition will remain frozen at roughly $12,000 per year and Governor Brown will provide the UC with extra $. This deal opens up the "win win" of providing the resources for continuing to have an excellent university while protecting the middle class from tuition increases.
For Ontario students, EQAO stands for those pesky tests they have to write every few years up until Grade 10.
For teachers it’s a job requirement, one some consider valuable for the in-depth data they get about their students, and others see as a joy-killing, even dangerous, waste of precious time and money.
Parents, if they know the acronym, may still have only a fuzzy grasp of what it’s all about.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is finally close to a vote to rewrite the outdated and highly criticized No Child Left Behind education law.The compromise legislation, approved Thursday by House and Senate negotiators, would sharply reduce the federal role in education policy but still require students to be tested in reading and math in grades three to eight, and once in high school.The conference committee action paves the way for a vote in the House during the first week of December, and days later in the Senate.
From Grade 10 math tests through to graduate school, private school students fare better academically than their peers in public schools, according to new research by Statistics Canada.
But the gap, experts suggest, is not due to better teaching or more resources in private schools as much as to the advantages private school students gain from having parents who tend to be wealthier and more highly educated.