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SAT SCORES AND INCOME

The Wall Street Journal reports that students who took the SAT in 2014 in every income bracket outscored students in a lower bracket on every section of the test. Students from the wealthiest families outscored those from the poorest by just shy of 400 points.

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Ag Science Grant for Teachers, Youth

Looking to grow an educational program or project in ag science? Check out the Ag Science grant from McLean County Farm Bureau to help make your ideas for hands-on learning a reality. Up to $2,500 is available each year for individuals students and/or organizations. The Olympia Pacesetters received $500 for a community garden project last… read more

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THE FIDGETY BOY PROBLEM

A new study finds the gap in behavioral skills between young girls and boys is even bigger than the gap between rich and poor. The gap grows over the course of elementary school and feeds into academic gaps between the sexes. By eighth grade, 48 percent of girls receive a mix of A’s and B’s… read more

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