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AzM2 testing does not resolve issues within flawed state test

AzM2 testing does not resolve issues within flawed state test

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

January 16, 2020

The topic of the ethics and usefulness behind standardized tests, where they be state-wide, or nationwide such as the ACT and SAT, has been a debatable topic for decades.  As students take these rigorous tests, educators and test administrators alike have found flaws in the tests they were distribut...

Ariz. AG: It is illegal to opt-out of standardized tests

Sarah Campbell, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015

Students will do everything they can to get out of a standardized test, and last year it was as easy as getting their parent’s signature on a piece of paper. The rumored option to opt-out of the newest standardized test, AzMERIT, led to a high number of students failing to take the test with their pa...

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