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Saratoga Springs schools reject reliance on tests

Officials demand broader evaluation plan

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The Saratoga Springs City School District is joining others across the state in asking state education officials to stop their “over-reliance on standardized tests” as a measure of a student’s performance. “The growing reliance on, and misalignment of, standardized testing is eroding student learning time, narrowing the curriculum, and jeopardizing the rich, meaningful education our students need and deserve,” says a resolution passed Tuesday night by the city school district’s Board of Education. State-required standardized ...

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