School counselors face big hurdles in getting students to college (The Hechinger Report): High-school counselors can be critical in getting students to college. But with the average public-school counselor carrying a caseload of 471 students, many are facing an uphill battle.
New SAT delayed to 2016 (The Chronicle of Higher Education): A new version of the SAT Reasoning Test will debut in the spring of 2016, not 2015 as originally planned. The College Board has not revealed details about changes to the exam.
Higher test scores = fewer happy students? (The Atlantic): Following the release of international student test scores on Tuesday, The Atlantic published a graph comparing individual countries’ performance with the percentage of kids who reported feeling happy at school.
- Common Core yields odd political allegiances (AP)
- Kent student earns perfect score on AP calculus test (The News Tribune)
- Texting, social media become stronger factors in teacher misconduct (Education News)
- Gates, Zuckerberg pour money into school connectivity plan (Education Week)