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WFISD Passes Resolution To End High Stakes Testing; ‘No Child Left Behind’ Creates Problems For Students, Teachers

WFISD Passes Resolution To End High Stakes Testing; 'No Child Left Behind' Creates Problems For Students, Teachers

Kyler Norman, Reporter

May 21, 2012

In Texas several districts are signing “The Resolution to End High Stakes Testing” because of the many negative impacts of the tests. “I am in favor of the resolution,” Assistant Superintendent Dr. Timothy Powers said. “It’s time to take another look at a better way to assess student success.” Along...

Students need to watch extra-curriculars, only 10 days allowed

November 4, 2011

Starting this year, students need to be cautious of when they use their ECA days since they only have 10 for the whole year, and that limit will be enforced. School related absences are coded in two different ways, ECA, or extra-curricular activities, which count toward the 10 days, or OC, co-curricular...

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