Joint committee discusses future of standardized testing in NJ

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A joint committee on public schools took a look at the future of standardized testing in the state during a meeting Tuesday.

The committee discussed if the use of the PARCC test is a good way to judge a student’s process – especially as a graduation requirement.

The state Board of Education is considering getting rid of two of the six state-required tests in high school. Some tests have already been shortened and made easier for students.

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