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The ACLU of RI is working with student and education groups to stop high-stakes testing from keeping otherwise qualified students from graduating. In 2014, Rhode Island is scheduled to begin using standardized testing as a zero-sum graduation requirement.
The statewide scores for the NECAP showed that two in five of Rhode Island 11th graders are in jeopardy of not graduating from high school next year.
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Oct 21, 2013 - Read more > ACLU Asks court to Order Board of Education to Consider High Stakes Testing Issue in Public
Sep 24, 2013 - Read more > Again, ACLU Goes to Court Over State Board of Education Secrecy in High Stakes Testing Debate
Sep 16, 2013 - Read more > Community Organizations Appeal to Governor Ahead of Board of Education’s Vote on High Stakes Testing
Sep 06, 2013 - Read more > Open Government Groups Criticize General Treasurer for Selective Release of Hedge Fund Information
Aug 08, 2013 - Read more > Judge Bars State Board of Education from Discussing “High Stakes Testing” in Secret
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