Spin test: More than cheating was at work on student scores
Chances are growing that a
“We are losing funding from the government because of budget cuts. In the last two years, we have cut $6 million from our financial plan,” said
Another factor that influences school performance are subgroups, these categories include, but are not limited to, students who are classified as economically disadvantaged, African-American, Hispanic, and special education. Some schools have more subgroups than others. Each subgroup must meet the goal in order to make AYP. If one subgroup fails, AYP is not met even if every other subgroup passes. Chichester schools have eight subgroups, where other schools in
Before a Test, a Poverty of Words
New York Times By GINIA
October 5, 2012
Investment money is pouring into Florida from wealthy Chinese who find that Florida has exactly what they are looking for — and what they need to secure US green cards.
Chinese investors are taking advantage of the EB-5 investment visa program, the so-called "green card via red carpet," by putting millions into
Under the EB-5 program, through investments of at least $1 million — or $500,000 for "targeted employment areas" — foreign nationals are able to obtain legal residency in the US so long as the money they invest will help secure or create at least 10 full-time jobs.
A group of Chinese investors have put $30 million into the state's charter school program to date and are looking to invest three times that amount in the next year, Ilona Vega Jaramillo, director of international business development for
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