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Chiefline 3.4.14

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Chiefline 3.4.14

This week in Chiefline:

 

Delaware Preparing for Switch to Smarter Balanced Student Test

Delaware is preparing for the final field test of the new Smarter Balanced student assessment -- scheduled to begin on March 18 -- that will replace the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS).

 

State Reworking Career Education

Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White is restructuring career education into the Jump Start program, which will be implemented statewide in the 2016-17 school year and provide training opportunities for all students, regardless of their career path.

 

Minnesota Aims to Ratchet Down Achievement Gap

Minnesota is using its No Child Left Behind Act waiver to issue progress reports to districts on achievement gaps for small subgroups of at-risk students and is relying on regional centers to help struggling schools.

 

Chiefline 2.25.14

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Chiefline 2.25.14

This week in Chiefline:

 

Delaware Dropout Rate Hits 30 Year Low

According to a report released by the Delaware Department of Education, the state's student dropout rate fell to a 30-year low during the 2012-13 academic year.

 

Local Schools Among Those Named AP Honor Schools by Ga. Schools Supt.

Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge has named 462 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools for 2014 in five categories.

 

State Unveils New Standards for After School Programs

California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson unveiled a new set of standards to define high-quality expanded learning programs, those that occur in summer, intersession, and before and after school.