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Are You Concerned About The Phonic Screening Check 2014?

This year the phonics screening test can be taken at any time during the week commencing 16th June. If a child is absent during that week, they may take the check any time until Friday 27th June.
Jan 8, 2015 |
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Standard Tests - Good but not Enough, 2006 Study Claims

The federally required standardized tests required by the 5-year old "No Child Left Behind" act are necessary but not efficient, according to a new study released by the Public Agenda, a nonprofit organization involved in "nonpartisan public policy research," according to their website.
Jan 8, 2015 |
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National Council on Measurement in Education

Involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation.
Mar 11, 2016 |
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Educational Testing Services

Private educational testing and measurement organization offers details of services, tests, research, and career center.
Mar 11, 2016 |
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Students Against Testing

Group offers information on current campaigns, downloadable flyers, boycott resources, diiscussion boards, and merchandise.
Mar 11, 2016 |
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Peter Sacks

Features books and essays about standardized, intelligence, and achievement testing.
Mar 11, 2016 |
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SAT

Offers information, advice, and college requirements regarding the SATs.
Mar 11, 2016 |
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Lonestar Education

Showcases tutorial services through standardized test preparation for the students. Presents training techniques and forum index.
Mar 11, 2016 |
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Buros Center for Testing

The Buros Center for Testing shares its expertise in assessment-related endeavors by providing critical appraisals of tests and descriptive information, offering psychometric consultation services, and developing deeper understanding of testing and assessment practices. We function as the world’s premier test review center, as well as a...
Feb 2, 2016 |
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ACT

At ACT, our mission is to help people achieve education and workplace success. ACT team members bring this mission to life.  Our more than 1,500 employees are driven to make a meaningful difference—and it shows. ACT reaches more than 10 million people in all 50 states and more than 125 countries worldwide. From the elementary grades...
Feb 2, 2016 |
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Haws ANSI Z358.1 - 2014 Compliance and Testing

Learn about the ANSI Z358.1 emergency eyewash and shower standard requirements and how to test your equipment for compliance.
May 3, 2017 |
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AGV PistaGP - The new Valentino Rossi's helmet

The PistaGP is an innovative helmet, the first of a new generation of helmets that are the outcome of the AGV STANDARDS project, a new process that revolutionises the design method and testing of helmets. AGV STANDARDS and PistaGP were created in 2009 with Valentino Rossi as the leading rider for its development and testing. About three years...
May 3, 2017 |
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New vs Old Room Fire Final UL

This video, made by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Testing) shows the danger of "modern" fires compared to the danger of fires occuring 40 years ago. Keep your eye on the clock! The room on the left is furnished with old fashioned furnishings, made mostly with natural materials (wood, cotton, wool, silk, etc). The room on the...
May 3, 2017 |
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Key to Security: Biometric Standards

NIST develops and tests biometrics (e.g., fingerprint, face, iris, & multimodal) standards and technology that promote security, interoperability, and innovation. Four projects (in collaboration with the DHS and the FBI) are highlighted: MBARK - multimodal biometric application resource kit, biometrics usability, latent fingerprint testing, and...
May 3, 2017 |
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Skyjacker Suspensions - Proven Compliant with FMVSS 126 Safety Standards

We have tested the new 2014 GM with our 6-7" lift to prove compliance with the FMVSS 126 mandate. Through SEMA and the advanced testing by Link Engineering that involves robotic steering and outrigger equipment we have demonstrated our compliance with this safety standard and are proud to announce we have passed the rigorous FMVSS 126 physical...
May 3, 2017 |
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Feb 23, 2017 |
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Feb 23, 2017 |
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Standards and Testing - Dr. A.G. Picciano

This video is one of my introductory lectures in a contemprary issues course in education administration that I teach at Hunter College.
Feb 23, 2017 |
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Reclaiming Education Freedom: The Fight to Stop Common Core National Standards and Tests

Lindsey Burke of The Heritage Foundation and Joy Pullmann of The Heartland Institute discuss the fight to stop Common Core national standards and tests.
Feb 23, 2017 |
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New U.S. Education Law Gives States More Control

U.S. President Barack Obama signs new reforms for education into law. They give the states and local communities more control over standards and testing. Originally published at - http://learningenglish.voanews.com/me...
Feb 23, 2017 |
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold Read More

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017

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Why Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. Read More

Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend... Read More

How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watch the video to learn how to make this easy... Read More

Little People, Big World's Audrey Roloff Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

It's a girl! Read More

Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The... Read More

Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' Disappoints

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the new ruler of the box office. The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That’s slightly below where tracking had... Read More

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga’s ‘Star Is Born’ Moves to May 2018

Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. The pic was originally set to open... Read More

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do... Read More

In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,... Read More

As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on... Read More

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More