Tag Archives: Standardized testing

Sophomore class takes the ACT Aspire

The sophomore class took the ACT Aspire test today at Minnehaha. The test – which is administered only once to Minnehaha students during their time in high school – assessed student readiness in English, math, reading, science and writing. Today’s test needed an entire school day to complete and was the …

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AP Free Response Lifesaver

AP Free Response Lifesaver You peel back the plastic wrap and gasp. The worst has happened: the free response question on this A.P. exam might as well have been written in ancient Greek and you have just twenty minutes left. The letters seem to dance on the page with glee …

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Standardized test scores

Earlier start does not improve test scores By Darby Quast, Talon staff writer Starting school two weeks before Labor Day did not improve test scores in 25 southwestern Minnesota districts but superintendent of the Mountain Lake public schools, Bill Strom, is not worried. “We are convinced that when you add …

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