Standardized Test en Finished Your Test? Read A Book <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thousands of students across North Carolina have begun taking standardized end-of-year exams. Those kids who finish early are used to taking a nap or staring blankly into space. But there’s actually another option.&nbsp; They can pick up a book.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 21:40:38 +0000 Lisa Miller 51589 at Finished Your Test? Read A Book School Districts To Release Last Year’s Standardized Test Scores <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Districts have long been warning parents that students scored much lower on last year’s end-of-course and end-of-grade test scores.&nbsp; That’s because tests have changed and standards are higher.&nbsp; Today, we’ll finally learn how school districts performed on those tests.&nbsp; </span>WFAE’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Lisa Miller joins us in the studio.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 05:16:54 +0000 Lisa Miller 38731 at School Districts To Release Last Year’s Standardized Test Scores Big Changes In Store For End Of Year School Tests <p>Kids are half-way through the school year and no doubt talk of end of year tests has already come up in class.&nbsp; There are some big changes in store for students across the state.&nbsp; For one, there will be a lot more end of year tests and they won’t just be multiple choice.&nbsp; They’ll include essay questions.&nbsp; It’s not just kids that’ll be tested.&nbsp; It’ll be a test for teachers in more ways than one. WFAE’s Lisa Miller is in the studio to talk about these changes, including a flood of new tests.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:32:35 +0000 Lisa Miller 19013 at