High School Test Continues

1 decade 1 year 10 months ago Thursday, July 27 2006 Jul 27, 2006 Thursday, July 27, 2006 7:45:44 PM CDT July 27, 2006 in News
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The state Board of Education decided today NOT to change the test high school students take to a college entrance exam like the A-C-T. State education officials need to request bids for a new state testing contract, so the board had to determine whether to make changes. It decided to do nothing for now and study the issue further. But the contract is to provide for one-year renewals, so it can reverse course in a year if desired. If the board had changed to a college entrance test, it would have begun for high school juniors in spring 2008. A state high school task force called for the switch, reasoning students would care more about their performance.

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