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Mississippi lawmakers try to eliminate federally-mandated tests

Posted on AllSides March 25th, 2024
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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A bill that would change the standardized testing regimen for Mississippi high school juniors and seniors passed the Mississippi Senate this month. Senate Bill 2689 would get rid of the four federally-mandated end-of-course assessments for Mississippi high school students. Currently, juniors and seniors must past tests on English, History, Algebra and Biology. The bill aims to decrease the time spent preparing for and taking assessments for both students and teachers. It would allow for juniors and seniors to take alternative assessments, such as the ACT and...

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