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Even as the SAT itself grows in popularity, its subject tests are declining, in part because many colleges and universities no longer require them.

Rhode Island and Illinois follow a national trend that shows states increasingly dropping PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments in high school, and using them predominantly in elementary and middle school.

Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's pick for vice president, has a record of supporting career and technical education as a U.S. senator from Virginia.

About 20 percent of students who are likely well-prepared for their first year of college are not actually enrolling, finds a new report from the ACT.

The report was spurred by new rules requiring high school instructors in dual-enrollment programs in 19 states to have a master's degree and 18 graduate hours in the subjects they teach.

A congressional committee will take its first crack this week at a new bill to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.

A new report by the ACT finds that the number of high school students interested in teaching is declining at an "alarming" rate.


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