Monday, September 19, 2016

Will the SAT become Rhode Island’s high school “exit exam”? - Wait What?

Will the SAT become Rhode Island’s high school “exit exam”? - Wait What?:

Will the SAT become Rhode Island’s high school “exit exam”?


Check out the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) website and you’ll see that they proudly declare that;
Rhode Island has implemented a statewide diploma system to ensure access for all middle and high school students to rigorous, high quality, personalized learning opportunities and pathways.
An announcement about the details surrounding the “new diploma system” is expected later this fall, now that the public comment process on the proposed regulations has concluded (Rhode Islanders had until September 15, 2016 to weigh in on the propose changes).
Earlier this month, pro-education reform governor Gina Raimondo, whose husband is part of the education reform and charter school industry, announced that she was “open” to using the unfair, inappropriate and discriminatory SAT testing scheme as a graduate requirement in Rhode Island.
As numerous academic studies have revealed, grade point averages, not standardized test Will the SAT become Rhode Island’s high school “exit exam”? - Wait What?:

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