More Washington fourth and eighth graders are passing a national test for math and reading, but results released Thursday show African-American and Hispanic students continue to lag well behind their white and Asian classmates.
Students who took the ACT college-entrance exam in Oregon scored higher than their peers nationwide.
For educational technology teacher Douglas Hall, higher education is integral for preparing tomorrow’s technologically savvy employees.
Just as Washington state officials predicted, most of Washington’s high school seniors are passing the statewide exams required to graduate. Nearly 7,000 students in the Class of 2013 have yet to pass the newly required math test and didn’t get their diplomas in June.
President Barack Obama didn’t place a phone call to an Idaho high school math teacher this month.
Statewide test results released Wednesday show more Washington state students are passing their science and math exams, but reading scores are down at some grade levels.
A campaign to help Washington kids go from fearing — and sometimes flunking — math and science to embracing careers that require technical skills is celebrating its first anniversary this week. So far, nonprofit Washington STEM has given out $3 million for programs that will reach about 16,000 children around the state, and is reporting modest, but measurable progress.
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