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Shhh...We're Rocking the Test (as usual)

Shh….We’re Rocking the Test (as usual) This week we begin our annual testing season. A season that we typically rock! Someone in our school will test each week through the end of school. (ACT Aspire, AP, NWEA) As a K-12 school, this means our students need to be their best academically and behaviorally during the last month of school. Academically for their test score and behaviorally so as to not negatively impact another peer’s test score. In a perfect world, our students, schools, districts, and teachers would not be measured by one test. Yes, as an English teacher I do realize that at least in Arkansas, students, schools, districts, and teachers a In a In a perfect world, our students, schools, districts, and teachers would not be measured by one test. Yes, as an English teacher I do realize that at least in Arkansas, students, schools, districts, and teachers are measured by not one, but indeed, by three separate tests. ACT Aspire measures English, Reading, and Writing. Science a…