Want to give input on what happens to the Roosevelt Reservoir (just down the street from Roosevelt High)? There's a survey out about that. Some of us in the neighborhood think best use might be a new elementary school while others think playfields would serve more people and there's even one person who wants a ice skating rink.
Yet another petition - via NEA - on high stakes testing - if that's your concern, sign it.
Hey parent! Put that pencil down and let your kid do their own Common Core math. I'm not sure whether to laugh or be dismayed by this article.
Free showing of the documentary on public education, Beyond Measure, with Q&A with director/producer Vicki Abeles next Thursday the 28th at Garfield High from 6:30-9:00 pm.
What are the hot jobs right now in the U.S.? Here's what Glassdoor says are the top 25.
A new ranking by the careers web site put data scientists -- people with a background in computer science, statistics and math who can help companies analyze the mountains of data available now -- at the top of its second annual list of the "25 Best Jobs in America.Good - no, GREAT news - for those striving to earn the GED. From UPI:
The GED Testing Service, responsible for administering high school equivalency exams, is lowering the passing score for the test after researchers found students who passed the test were performing better in college than high school graduates.What's on your mind?
The drop could allow thousands of people who previously failed the GED test to receive a diploma retroactively. Researchers found a large number of GED students had better academic success than those who received a traditional diploma. The passing score will be lowered from 150 to 145.
The company will recommend some 25,000 test takers who scored between 145 and 149 since 2014 be eligible to receive their GED.