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December 6, 2017
Willmar makes progress on World's Best Workforce goals
WILLMAR — Willmar Middle School students' math scores are above the state average, exceeding the goals set in the district's World's Best...
December 6, 2017 - 10:25pm
April 26, 2017
On track for graduation
WILLMAR — Life at Willmar Senior High School can be a bit of a shock to an incoming freshman. Classes are more difficult, and they move...
April 26, 2017 - 9:17am
June 23, 2016
Area summer program makes sense of math
NEW LONDON — When 32 middle school students and five teachers go to Valleyfair amusement park today, they won’t just be riding roller coasters....
June 23, 2016 - 11:30pm
May 9, 2015
Area schools host middle school math fair Monday-Wednesday
WILLMAR — The West Central Achievement and Integration Collaborative will host a three-day math fair next week at the Willmar Civic Center. The purpose of the fair is to show students the importance of math in a variety of careers.
May 9, 2015 - 9:23am
June 8, 2014
Local teacher, library offer advice for kids to avoid ‘summer slide’
Kristen Egge can tell in September whether her students were engaged in academic activities during their summer break. “Kids need to read and...
June 8, 2014 - 11:18pm
August 26, 2013
State test scores indicate improvement in math
WILLMAR — Minnesota’s students scored better than last year in state standardized tests in math but not quite as well in science. The...
August 26, 2013 - 11:36pm
April 14, 2012
Second annual youth science retreat is today in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The second annual i3@MTC Youth Science Retreat takes place today the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. The free, day-long event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and features demonstrations, hands-on labs, real-life applications of science and expose students...
April 14, 2012 - 7:48am
February 26, 2011
Students and parents who want to practice on MCA III sample problems can go to the website www.perspectiveforfamilies.com. Choose Minnesota on the home page, and then choose the student's grade on the Minnesota home page. Students should have an ID number they can use to sign in,...
February 26, 2011 - 12:34am
The State Department of Education uses great care to develop the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments. Danith Clausen, Willmar's director of curriculum and instruction, said the tests are written by groups of teachers recruited by the SDE from across the state. They start with the...
February 26, 2011 - 12:33am
Are you smarter than an eighth-grader?
Take a look at the state's sample math test for eighth-graders, chock full of algebra problems, and, depending on your memory and your age, you...
February 26, 2011 - 12:28am
June 15, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: On math standards
An excerpt from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers: From the Associated Press On second thought, the Minnesota Legislature decided that the state's GRAD math test wasn't ready for prime time. The test, consisting of 40 questions embedded within the 85-question MCA-II math...
June 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 6, 2008
Public Forum: The real-life math test
I have a few comments regarding the article in your Dec. 1 edition, "Students and teachers nervous about math test." Sorry to tell you, kids, but life is full of math tests. Get over it.
December 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
NLS students surpassing state expectations in reading, but not in math
NEW LONDON -- Results from the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments-Series II (MCA-II) tests were presented to the New London-Spicer School Board Monday during its regular meeting. According to the test results, NLS students are meeting or exceeding standards in reading at a higher...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am