Illinois Students Fare Poorly on New Statewide TestsLess than one in five high schoolers met or exceeded expectations on the exam's math portion.
Students at Failing Missouri Schools Score Low on New TestMost students at Missouri's two failing school districts aren't proficient in Math or English and scored lower on standardized tests than students statewide, data released Monday by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show.
Common Core Test Results Are InMissouri students appear to be doing better in several subjects, according to newly released annual MAP test scores. The national Common Core guidelines were fully implemented for the first time last school year.
Questions Dropped, Time Added for Missouri Teaching ExamsHopeful Missouri teachers will have more time to answer fewer questions on some certification exams after complaints that not enough candidates were passing, but the State Board of Education stopped short Tuesday of lowering the scores needed to pass.
St. Louis City Schools Only Rate "Fair" With State Auditor's OfficeLack of cooperation from the district almost dropped rating down to "Poor".
Magazine Rates Metro-East Hospital In Top Ten Safest Hospitals NationwideAlton Memorial Hospital makes the top ten list of safest hospitals in the nation -- according to a new survey by Consumer Reports magazine.

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