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Students have no choice but to give their money to College Board

Students have no choice but to give their money to College Board

Jordan Hanlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

September 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

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Carlmont practices with new standardized test

Carlmont practices with new standardized test

Hanalei Pham, Scot Scoop Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under Campus

Scantrons and multiple choice is giving way to a new type of testing in the form of Smarter Balanced assessments. This year will be the first year Carlmont fully implements Smarter Balanced testing. The week of Oct. 26 to Oct. 29 has served as practice to acclimate both students and teachers to...

Out with STAR, in with the new standardized testing

Out with STAR, in with the new standardized testing

Shira Stein, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2013


Filed under Campus, News

California is taking the initiative to change the way state testing is done and make it more specialized to each student. California's school chief proposed a change to the way STAR testing is done in all California schools. This would consist of multiple changes, such as switching to less multi...

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