Ariz. district concerned about uncertainty surrounding common-core-aligned test

09/24/2013 | Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)

Concerns about the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test, aligned with the Common Core State Standards, has some school officials worried because it has not been used before. Officials in the Tucson Unified School District in Arizona are considering spending $2.2 million on the necessary equipment to pilot the online exams that may change in the future or not used at all. "We've done all of this preparation for this rendition of the test without knowing what the test will be. As with anything, there's not a lot of clarity," district Superintendent H.T. Sanchez said.

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