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AP Exam Participation Up 4 Percent In Texas

Texas says the number of its public school students taking Advanced Placement tests increased by 4 percent last year.

10/09/2012

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Texas SAT Scores Slip For 2012 Class

More students in Texas have taken the SAT but their average scores for reading, math and writing are down.

09/25/2012

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Big Rewards, Less Job Security For College Leaders

Helicopter parents, impatient trustees, overworked professors, entitled athletics boosters and deeply partisan lawmakers with little cash to spare. It’s enough to make people wonder why anyone would want the job of college president.

07/05/2012

A student writes during a school lesson on September 4, 2003. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Cold PSAT Exam Burns Some North Texas Students

Some parents thought it was a joke when a school district said that students would take a preliminary college entrance exam in a hockey arena.

10/14/2011