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WBR hosts Common Core testing opt-out meetings today

4 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, March 05 2015 Mar 5, 2015 March 05, 2015 8:16 AM March 05, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Hunter Robinson

PORT ALLEN - School leaders and parents will be meeting in West Baton Rouge Parish today to discuss the controversial testing associated with Common Core education standards.

Superintendent Wesley Watts set-up a pair of meetings for parents who plan to opt their kids out of PARCC testing. There is one at 10 a.m. Thursday morning, followed by a second at 5 p.m. Thursday evening. Both are at the School Board Headquarters in Port Allen .

PARCC testing is now just a week and a half away. Exams will be administered March 16th - 20th. If a student chooses to opt out, it will record a zero for the school and impact the overall state score.



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