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Some seniors fail exit exam, will not receive a diploma

...online version that could be offered more frequently in regional test centers, said Les Morse, the agency's assessment director. But that will be at least two years away, he said. Employers and institutions such as the military and colleges...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...stakes of the high school exam. But students were taking them seriously, Peggy Cowan, the school district's assessment director, told the Juneau School Board on Tuesday night. del.icio.us Reddit Archives Juneau high school students...

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...seventh-graders are wrong. The composites, or averages for reading, math and language arts combined, were right, said assessment director Ray Fenton. But a programming error caused district computers to print only one digit on scores for individual...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051501/Loc_Briefly.shtml
JDHS passes AYP

...Generally we're very pleased and encouraged with the progress the district is making," said Patty Newman, district assessment director. "Our graduation rate is up. The district uses a variety of assessments. We really feel like there's a general...

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Future of mine project uncertain

...in her decision. ``In this respect, the decision was unreasonable.'' Norm Ringstad, B.C.'s project assessment director for the Tulsequah Chief mine and a named defendant in the lawsuit, said this is the first time a court has overturned...

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Students survive day 1 of new test

...writing and math. The results don't have the high stakes of the high school exam. But students were taking them seriously, Peggy Cowan, the school district's assessment director, told the Juneau School Board on Tuesday night.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030800/Loc_exam.html
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...seventh-graders are wrong. The composites, or averages for reading, math and language arts combined, were right, said assessment director Ray Fenton. But a programming error caused district computers to print only one digit on scores for individual...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051501/Loc_Briefly.html
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State Board of Education adopts revised standards

...similar episode in Georgia prompted a firestorm of criticism and national headlines, state Department of Education Assessment Director Les Morse restored the word parenthetically, as it appeared in standards drafted in 1993 under the Walter J...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061205/sta_20050612013.shtml
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State proposes more help for special-ed kids in HS exam

...submit a collection of their school work to demonstrate their proficiency. Morse, the Department of Education's assessment director, was hard-pressed to think of an example of who would qualify. One example might be a blind student who also...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072604/sta_hsexam.shtml
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The life of the mind: Shakespeare puzzle hooks Juneau man

...Has his new passion changed his life? "It's certainly changed my reading habits," said Smiley, who is the assessment director for the state Department of Education. "But this is typically how I do things. I get wrapped up in something...

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