State Report Card Says Attendance Up, PARCC Scores Down in IllinoisMore students took the PARCC exam this year than in 2015, which will also help better assess student needs.
Illinois Replaces PARCC Test in High SchoolsThe board announced Monday the controversial test will be replaced by a redesigned SAT test.
Illinois to Drop ACT, Require SAT for High School JuniorsIllinois is changing which college entrance exam will be required for high school juniors.
High School Students May Soon Need Civics Test to GraduateThe test would posit the same 100 questions that are given to people trying to become U.S. citizens.
Group of About 90 St. Louis Sergeants to Test Body CamerasThe union's business manager says paying officers better, providing more training and boosting morale would do more to improve the department than installing body cameras.
New Test to Detect Viruses in Humans and AnimalsA new test developed at Washington University has the ability to detect all viruses that infect people and animals.
Illinois Students Fare Poorly on New Statewide TestsLess than one in five high schoolers met or exceeded expectations on the exam's math portion.
Missouri and Illinois Lice Grow Immune to Common TreatmentsA SIUE Biology professor says in 25 states lice have evolved and need stronger treatments methods.
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.
St. Louis City Firefighter Applicants Begin Physical TestingCPAT testing - when each applicant goes through a series of tests in full fire gear - begins after a written test,
St. Louis County Tests for West Nile Virus, City Does NotArrighai says since West Nile Virus is endemic to Missouri, St. Louis city no longer tests for it "because we know it's here."
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.

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