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Philly.com
Debunking the false narrative against PSSA testsare subjected to far too many state and federally mandated high stakes standard
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
are subjected to far too many state and federally mandated high stakes standardized tests, right? So this reduction in PSSA testing time must be a fine idea. But it’s not. PSSA tests are designed to measure student achievement and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo South proves doubly dominantunion and girls’ hockey sides are through to the final four of their respective
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
union and girls’ hockey sides are through to the final four of their respective NSW Primary School Sports Association (PSSA) competitions. The efforts are all the more impressive given only three of the boys in the union side play rugby as a... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Maddie’s making a splashgot a huge future ahead of her. The Warren youngster recently returned from th
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
got a huge future ahead of her. The Warren youngster recently returned from the NSW Primary Schools Sports Association (PSSA) Swimming Championships at Sydney’s Olympic Park, where she took out gold in the 50 metres butterfly. MAKING HER MARK:... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Maddie makes a splash with epic Pacific Games effortvery strong … There is some talent in this region.” Next Maddie will turn her
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
very strong … There is some talent in this region.” Next Maddie will turn her attention to qualifying for Polding and NSW PSSA Swimming Championships in 2018. “I’ve watched that young kid come over [to Coonamble], the way she’s grown in leaps and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dedication ensures resultsand State carnivals. We were also fortunate to have visiting NRL and cricket cl
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
and State carnivals. We were also fortunate to have visiting NRL and cricket clinics at school, along with participating in PSSA and state knockouts and daily Fundamental Movement Skills sessions in place. A special mention must be made of Deakyn... Read more
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Times Leader
Capitol Roundup: Some tips on how to avoid charity scams during the holidaysnumber of test days by two days this school year, starting next school year, th
Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
number of test days by two days this school year, starting next school year, the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) will be condensed from three weeks to two weeks and shifted to later in the school year, easing stress on students and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Governor modifies school test systemPa. - Governor Tom Wolf is making more changes to the state's standardized test
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
Pa. - Governor Tom Wolf is making more changes to the state's standardized testing system. Wolf says the length of the PSSA tests will be reduced from three weeks to two weeks. He also says the testing period will move later into the... Read more
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The Sentinel
Pennsylvania moves to dial back annual testing of studentsState Education Association. "He's heard and understands what teachers, parents
The Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
State Education Association. "He's heard and understands what teachers, parents and students have been saying for a long time — that PSSA testing schedule should be pushed later into the academic year, to allow for more quality instructional... Read more
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Times Leader
Pennsylvania moves to dial back annual testing of studentsAssociation. “He’s heard and understands what teachers, parents and students ha
Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
Association. “He’s heard and understands what teachers, parents and students have been saying for a long time — that PSSA testing schedule should be pushed later into the academic year, to allow for more quality instructional time.” The... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pa. continues to pull back on annual standardized testingthree weeks to two and pushed to later in the school year giving students more
The Express-Times / Posted 7 days ago
three weeks to two and pushed to later in the school year giving students more classroom learning time before taking the PSSAs. This will also give districts more flexibility in setting their school calendars. David Volkman, the state Education... Read more
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TribLIVE
Change to cut PSSA testing time by a week | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
| TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Change to cut PSSA testing... Read more
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TribLIVE
Math test scores continue to lag in schools across Westmoreland County, Pennsylvaniaor advanced in language arts, while only 40 percent to 55 percent were proficie
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
or advanced in language arts, while only 40 percent to 55 percent were proficient in math, based on the most recent PSSA test scores. “There isn't a clear indication yet as to why that is,” Mary Catherine Reljac, assistant superintendent at... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Talented trio to take the plunge at Pacific School GamesNSW All Schools Secondary meet early in term two while Moore, who attends Dubbo
Daily Liberal / Posted 16 days ago
NSW All Schools Secondary meet early in term two while Moore, who attends Dubbo South Primary, qualified through the NSW PSSA Championships at the end of term one. All three worked tirelessly through winter in order to give themselves the best... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Week that was in New England and North WestNominations were announced in Sydney with two Tamworth girls among the nominati
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 20 days ago
Nominations were announced in Sydney with two Tamworth girls among the nominations. The North West Cricket Team went to a PSSA competition in Orange and came back as winners. Gunnedah hosted the first of a series of Royal Far West Town Hall... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Week that was in New England and North WestNominations were announced in Sydney with two Tamworth girls among the nominati
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 20 days ago
Nominations were announced in Sydney with two Tamworth girls among the nominations. The North West Cricket Team went to a PSSA competition in Orange and came back as winners. Gunnedah hosted the first of a series of Royal Far West Town Hall... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
North West boys notch first win at state cricket carnival | UPDATEDWest boys have had a tough start to their state carnival in Orange but are impr
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
West boys have had a tough start to their state carnival in Orange but are improving. North West finished their State PSSA boys cricket carnival on a bright note at Orange on Thursday, thrashing Barrier by 111-runs. “It was a great away to... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
North West boys still chasing first win at state cricket carnival | UPDATEDoff in concentration late in Western’s run chase cost the North West boys the c
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 days ago
off in concentration late in Western’s run chase cost the North West boys the chance to notch their first win of the State PSSA Boys Cricket Carnival in Orange on Wednesday. After posting 6-126, which coach Peter Mead said was quite a good total... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
State relays successChelsea Ezeoke and included Emma Walsh, Samara Jirsa and Cailee Melfi. Ezeoke r
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
Chelsea Ezeoke and included Emma Walsh, Samara Jirsa and Cailee Melfi. Ezeoke recently won two gold medals at the NSW PSSA athletics championships and will fly to Adelaide in early December for the 2017 Pacific School Games. The under 13... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
North West boys still chasing first win at state cricket carnivalfor 71 and successfully chasing the runs. EARLIER A strong Mackillop outfit p
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 days ago
for 71 and successfully chasing the runs. EARLIER A strong Mackillop outfit proved too good for North West in their State PSSA Boys Cricket Carnival opener in Orange. “It was a hard lesson for our boys to start with,” coach Peter Mead said with... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Western relying on some familiar names to help achieve PSSA goalsFORM: Charlie Tink is one of three Dubbo players in the Western side which will
Daily Liberal / Posted 25 days ago
FORM: Charlie Tink is one of three Dubbo players in the Western side which will contest the state PSSA titles this week. Photo: ANDREW MURRAY Last year Western produced its best effort at the NSW Primary Schools Sport Association (PSSA) Cricket... Read more
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The Young Witness
YPS team take on the Todd Woodbridge CupYoung Public School’s PSSA tennis team travelled to Sydney last week to compete
The Young Witness / Posted 29 days ago
Young Public School’s PSSA tennis team travelled to Sydney last week to compete in the state finals of the Todd Woodbridge Cup. Though the side didn’t bring home the silverware they did do their school and their town proud. “It is an amazing effort... Read more
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TribLIVE
Achievement gap persists in Pittsburgh Public School systemin the Pittsburgh Public Schools system, Fogarty said. The report analyzed th
TribLIVE / Posted a month ago
in the Pittsburgh Public Schools system, Fogarty said. The report analyzed the results of the 2016-17 school year PSSA and Keystone Exams. Gaps in student achievement often fall along racial and socioeconomic lines, Fogarty said. About 53... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania colleges streamline admission processthat isn't reported at schools of all sizes and specialties during the admissio
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
that isn't reported at schools of all sizes and specialties during the admissions process are state test scores like the PSSA or the Keystone Exams. Spring 2017 results for both exams were released in October. Kane said Pitt doesn't receive... Read more

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