Protecting Civil Liberties in Rhode Island for Over 50 Years
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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Groups Continue to Push for End of “High Stakes Testing”
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May 20, 2013 - Read more > Open Government Groups Decry Governor’s School Safety Secrecy Bill
May 16, 2013 - Read more > Rhode Island Governor Signs Law Officially Legalizing Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
May 02, 2013 - Read more > ACLU Issues Statement on Proposal to Keep School Safety Discussions and Plans Secret
Apr 04, 2013 - Read more > Court Rules that Providence Police Illegally Barred Protester from Leafleting
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