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Have Advisory Sessions Achieved their Desired Outcomes?

While social distancing has helped keep students and families safe, it has also created a vast disturbance in student life, making it more difficult for students to maintain relationships in their larger...

Should Tests Be Administered During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

This year has been vastly different with Lexington High School students and teachers working to adapt to a new learning environment imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other issues, test-taking, student...

Snow Days: A Thing of the Past?

Michael Gordon, Staff Writer

Snow days have been a fixture in Lexington Public Schools for as long as anyone can remember. Fond memories of playing in the snow, building a snowman, or drinking hot chocolate exist in the minds of countless...

The Progression to a Racially Equitable Community

Over the past year, the decades of racial tension and injustice in the United States of America has become a larger part of a national conversation. Increased awareness surrounding systemic racism embedded...

The Pandemic, Stress, and Tests: Why Standardized Testing Needs to Go

Standardized testing has been a part of the American education system since the mid-1800s, and for decades, colleges required either an ACT or SAT score as part of a student application. However, amid...

Was 2020 AP Testing a Success?

The 2020 AP exams were anything but conventional. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College Board administered the tests online, shortened the test length to minutes, and allowed students to access...

Remote Learning in Spring of 2020: An Effective Response to the Pandemic?

Following an abrupt cancellation of in-person schooling, the Lexington Public Schools needed to create an effective remote learning experience from scratch. However, devising a plan that incorporated sufficient...

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