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New Common Core tests to cost $27 per student

The new battery of Common Core-aligned tests for Montana students will cost the state about $2 million, or $27 per student, according to the Office of Public Instruction.

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Last day to finish up GED is Dec. 21

HELENA — State education officials are reminding people who are studying for their GED that the last day to take the exam in Montana is Dec. 21, or earlier, depending on the schedule at their testing center.

November 20, 2013 8:19 am Related Loading…
Wyoming education legislation developing after Newcastle meeting

Wyoming education legislation developing after Newcastle meeting

NEWCASTLE, Wyo. -- A bill to change what state statute says about multiple-choice testing and a bill to assert Wyoming's control over student data may be in the works following a meeting of lawmakers to discuss issues of education accountability here last week.

September 16, 2013 8:30 amLoading…

Wyoming ACT scores lower than 2012, national average

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The latest scores of Wyoming students on the ACT college entrance exam were lower than the previous year and also below the national average.

August 22, 2013 1:04 pmLoading…

Montana moves away from GED, hires new testing company

State officials have dropped its longtime high school equivalency exam to go with a new test from a new company.

March 18, 2013 11:00 pmLoading…

Some Wyoming students to test a test

Some Wyoming students will take an extra test this spring after they complete their required state assessments. However, the additional test won't determine if they've learned what they're supposed to; students will be testing the test.

March 09, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

PAWS results show improved test scores

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming students improved their statewide test scores this past year.

July 23, 2012 1:24 pmLoading…

Wyoming students improve in math and reading

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming students have improved their math and reading scores on a national assessment test.

November 01, 2011 1:40 pmLoading…
ACT and SAT tests: Practice for free

ACT and SAT tests: Practice for free

(SAF) - With the next round of ACT and SAT test dates swiftly approaching, many Montana students are looking for ways to prepare themselves.

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Wyoming students beat national averages in science

CHEYENNE — The state Education Department says Wyoming fourth and eighth grade students scored above the national average in one science education test.

January 25, 2011 3:31 pmLoading…

2011 PAWS test still undergoing changes

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — After consulting with school district officials around the state, the state Education Department is making additional changes in the annual student assessment exam.

January 10, 2011 1:36 pmLoading…

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