Making Education News: 8/01/2013

1.  State teacher exams have been criticized for their irrelevant content, high costs, and the fact that there are so many of them. Now, they’re also being criticized as too easy. 2. New Jersey Governor Christie wants prospective teachers to carry at least a 3.0...

It’s an Education Fact: 7/02/2013

1) The $650 million (“i3) grant competition awarded up to $50 million to each of 49 recipients in 2010. 2) On the NAEP in economics, 43% of high schoolers scored at the “proficient” level or above. The breakdown: 53% of whites, 26% of Hispanics, and...