Interpreting SAT Scores

For many in the Midwest and the Fox Valley Area here in Illinois, the SAT is a new concept. Most high schools have used the ACT for years, but now that school boards are switching over to the SAT starting as early as next school year, more students are starting to jump on the...

App Tutorial

Did you know Learning Ascent has an app for both apple and android phones? We do! We know life can be busy driving all over the Tri-Cities area for school, extracurricular activities, and social events, so we designed an app to help make scheduling and payments easy! Here's how to get it (and bonus: it's...

Obama Capping Class Time Devoted to Standardized Tests

By BYRON TAU, WSJ.comUpdated Oct. 24, 2015 2:23 p.m. EThttps://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse/videos/10153858451374238/WASHINGTON—The Obama administration announced Saturday that it was taking steps to curb the amount of time students in public schools spend preparing for and taking standardized tests, and called for Congress to follow its lead as it rewrites the nation’s federal education laws.The Department of Education...