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Smarter Balance

Smarter Balance

Does the current wording of House Bill 323 strip parents of the right to opt out of the Smarter Balanced Testing program?  This archive explores the mechanics of this piece of legislation, and what it means, to parents and students.

In its current form, lack of this test being performed could lead to a student not being allowed to advance to the next grade.

Listen in to hear why the Senate version (amended), will preserve local control, and why Manchester, and Alton have chosen to use the SAT instead.

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