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Coronavirus Concerns Lead to Suspension of All State Exams

All state testing has been postponed by State School Superintendent Woods, including EOC’s. EOC tests normally count for 20% of a student’s grade in the course. Photo by Abby Marks.

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2020

Amidst the worries and concerns about the spread of the new Coronavirus, State School Superintendent Richard Woods has decided to suspend all state testing until further notice. This decision affects all state-wide testing, including EOC’s and Milestones. The suspension also covers teacher and leader...

The EOCs are Ineffective and Here’s Why

“These test questions were just made up, and tragically, incomprehensibly, kids’ futures and the evaluations of their teachers will be based on their ability to guess the so-called correct answer to made up questions” - Sara Holbrook, Poet

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

It is the most stressful time of the year for students all over the United States: end of course (EOC) state testing. Since elementary school, all students have been forced to take a superfluously long test in order to prove to the state that they learned and met the standards taught throughout the school...

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