Student testing

Shannon McNaney wears a mask while shopping for a Christmas tree on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
December 01, 2020 - 10:02 pm
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean officials are urging people to remain at home if possible and cancel gatherings large and small as around half a million students prepared for a crucial national college exam. Vice Education Minister Park Baeg-beom says the 490,000 applicants so far include 35...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2020 file photo, students demonstrate during a rally to call on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to keep schools open. Classroom doors will open for elementary school students next week, but middle school and high school students in New York City won't return to in-person learning until after the holiday break, De Blasio said Monday, Nov 30. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 30, 2020 - 9:58 pm
A disproportionately large number of poor and minority students were not in schools for assessments this fall, complicating efforts to measure the pandemic’s effects on some of the most vulnerable students, a not-for-profit company that administers standardized testing said Tuesday. Overall, NWEA's...
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West Brooklyn Community High School principal Malik Lewis, left, bumps elbows with former student Jason Cardoso after Cardoso came to pick up the diploma he earned when he graduated in March, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Cardoso, along with many West Brooklyn students who graduated in the spring, was unable to get back to the school because he's working during school hours. The school has been forced to close three times since spring due to coronavirus. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
November 29, 2020 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will reopen its school system to in-person learning, and increase the number of days a week many children attend class, even as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday. The announcement marks a major policy reversal for the...
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FILE — In this Nov. 18, 2020, file photo, University of Utah student Abigail Shull takes a rapid COVID-19 test in Salt Lake City. As coronavirus cases are surging around the U.S., some colleges and universities are rethinking some of their plans for next semester. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
November 27, 2020 - 7:52 am
COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — St. Michael’s College managed to keep coronavirus cases at bay for almost two months this fall with students tested upon arrival and once every three weeks. But in mid-October, cases at the small Vermont school started to climb. The outbreak was linked to an ice rink more...
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November 25, 2020 - 5:59 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — National reading and math tests long used to track what U.S. students know in those subjects are being postponed from next year to 2022 over concerns about whether testing would be feasible or produce valid results during the coronavirus pandemic, the National Center for...
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Two students right, wave goodbye to teachers and counselors after attending an in-person blended learning session at West Brooklyn Community High School, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, after the school's principal announced that the school would be closed until further notice due to rising cases of coronavirus in the city. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday he's shuttering schools to try to stop the renewed spread of the coronavirus. This is the third time the high school has had to close, with the most recent closure due to an outbreak in the immediate neighborhood, although the school has had no reported cases. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
November 18, 2020 - 4:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is shuttering schools to try to stop the renewed spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday in a painful about-face for one of the first big U.S. school systems to bring students back to classrooms this fall. The nation's largest public school...
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Fans storm the field after Notre Dame defeated the Clemson 47-40 in two overtimes in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. (Matt Cashore/Pool Photo via AP)
November 09, 2020 - 1:57 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — University of Notre Dame students are now subject to mandatory coronavirus testing with stricter penalties if they leave town before getting their test results after thousands of fans stormed the football field and threw parties to celebrate a double-overtime upset over Clemson...
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November 04, 2020 - 8:53 am
An election employee in New Haven, Connecticut, has tested positive for the coronavirus, leading to a dozen other workers being quarantined, city officials said Wednesday. Maritza Bond, the city's public health director, said the infected employee has not been to work since experiencing symptoms...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) gives a press conference to capital city journalists at the Federal Press Conference in Berlin, Monday, Nov.2, 2020. The Chancellor will inform media representatives about the results of the corona cabinet on corona measures and the current situation of the infection incidence. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
November 03, 2020 - 2:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — As Europe tries to break a surge in coronavirus infections, Germany is counting on a new type of test to avoid closing nursing homes to visitors, a move that caused considerable anguish among residents and relatives in the spring. So-called antigen tests, which look for a specific...
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October 14, 2020 - 10:48 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The dean of South Carolina's largest law school is apologizing for forwarding an email that contained the names of students who failed the exam to become a lawyer and the confidential bar exam grades of every student. University of South Carolina School of Law Dean William...
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