School leaders on why statewide assessments matter

school leaders weigh in on AzM2

School leaders on why statewide assessments matter

by Expect More Arizona

AzM2 (the second version of AzMERIT) testing begins on April 5. And while the last year has been a challenge for both students and educators, administering the statewide test before the school year ends will yield benefits down the road. Here is what some education leaders had to say about this year’s exam: Learn more …

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Prepare for AzM2 assessment

Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for AzM2

by Expect More Arizona

Spring has arrived, which means we’re already nearing the end of another school year in Arizona. It’s time again to measure what students have learned and whether they are on track and prepared for the next step in their education. Since many students have been learning remotely for much of the school year, the transition …

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Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for AzMERIT

by Expect More Arizona

Spring has arrived, which means we’re already nearing the end of another school year in Arizona. It’s time again to measure what students have learned and whether they are on track and prepared for the next step in their education. For some students, taking tests can be stressful and may involve emotions ranging from panic …

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AzMERIT

School districts across Arizona see small – and large – victories in AzMERIT scores

by Expect More Arizona

The second year of statewide AzMERIT results didn’t reveal many surprises for educators. Overall, scores for math and English language arts stayed steady for many grades, while some saw improvements. It’s too soon to draw any major conclusions from the 2016 results since this is only the second year Arizona schools have used the exam, …

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Tips for Giving Feedback on the Draft English and Math Standards

by Expect More Arizona

Arizona’s English language arts and math standards have recently been updated and are open for public feedback. Over 200 Arizona educators from 10 counties donated over 6,000 hours to reviewing every standard from kindergarten to 12th grade to ensure that they are best for Arizona students, teachers, and families. You can read more about the …

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