ACT http://kmuw.org en Should All KS Students Take The ACT? http://kmuw.org/post/should-all-ks-students-take-act <p>Some state officials are wondering if all Kansas students should be required to take the ACT college readiness exam.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 12:54:09 +0000 Stephen Koranda 23668 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 10.18.12 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-101812 <p><em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">New website to take anonymous tips about school spending; </span>ATC<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">&nbsp;won't be used in assessment of KS students</span></em><em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; line-height: 14.545454025268555px Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:26:04 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 7269 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 10.18.12 ACT Scores Will Not Be Included In KS Report Card http://kmuw.org/post/act-scores-will-not-be-included-ks-report-card-0 <p></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(85, 85, 85); line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">Three school districts in Kansas have stopped using the official state assessment tests for student performance. The districts have switched to tests prepared by ACT, which is known for college entrance exams.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:13:22 +0000 Stephen Koranda 7266 at http://kmuw.org Board of Ed Supports Districts Seeking To Use Alternate Student Tests http://kmuw.org/post/board-ed-supports-districts-seeking-use-alternate-student-tests <p>The Kansas State Board of Education is supporting three school districts that want to use an alternative to state approved tests.</p><p>The schools want to use tests from the group ACT to measure student performance instead of state assessments.</p><p>The districts are Clifton - Clyde, McPherson and Kansas City, Kansas.</p><p>The districts will have to apply to the federal government for a waiver to use the alternative tests.</p><p>The board voted unanimously Wednesday to support the request.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:44:41 +0000 Kansas Public Radio 2233 at http://kmuw.org