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The current state of the U.S. educational system is one that may work for few, but fails for many, which warrants urgent reform that addresses its many faults.

COVID-19 further reveals outdated state of U.S. educational system

Jared Leonard '22, Paper Sports Editor March 1, 2021

Technology, fashion, and transportation. These are just some of the numerous components of everyday life that have evolved over decades, ever changing to meet the current needs of the population. Yet,...

Multiple standardized testing dates have been cancelled in test centers across the country due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and many are not planned to reschedule.

COVID-19 prompts standardized testing cancellations

Lucy Arrow '21, Features Editor March 23, 2020

Multiple standardized testing dates have been cancelled in test centers across the country due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and many are not planned to reschedule.  These cancelled tests include Connecticut’s...

Juniors left clueless about standardized testing

Juniors left clueless about standardized testing

November 11, 2016

Junior year equals the year of standardized testing and preparing for college. Basically, it equals a year of stress on top of stress on top of stress. And unless you have older siblings or particularly...

Naviance induces stress among juniors

Naviance induces stress among juniors

Becca Rawiszer , Public Relations Manager March 30, 2016

There are plenty of perks to junior year: the arduous effort put into standardized testing preparation, the GPA-demolisher classes––better known as Advanced Placement classes––and the stress and...

Juniors to take SAT in school, without optional essay

Sophie Call, Staff Writer February 9, 2016

On March 2, juniors will sit down and take the SAT as their standardized test graduation requirement. However, if they’re planning on applying to a number of colleges, this SAT sitting won’t be valid....

There are over 20 standardized testing prep books in my household alone.

Suffering from Standardized Testing

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager May 26, 2015

Heading into the last quarter of junior year, I was feeling pretty relieved. I kept thinking to myself “I’m almost done!” The year notorious for perpetual stress is almost done, but boy was I wrong...

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