What’s most valuable – standards mastery or college readiness?

| January 20, 2016

By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service • Arizona School Boards Association

More states are considering replacing annual statewide assessments that measure mastery of academic standards like Arizona’s AZMerit, with those that measure students’ college readiness like the ACT or SAT.

The ACT or SAT is now the statewide assessment for high school students in 14 states, and that number is expected to grow to 22 states this year, according to an article in The Christian Science Monitor.

Education leaders say both types of assessments provide crucial insights into students’ academic knowledge, performance and growth.

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