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Results not factored into schools' letter grades.

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More than a dozen math AIMS tests in Tucson have been invalidated.

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  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

TUSD announces it has canceled the tests. It's unclear what might replace them.

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  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

Bill exempting high school juniors and seniors from passing AIMS test gets preliminary approval

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  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

Exam differs from AIMS and is based on Common Core Standards. 

Resolution: Standardized testing has taken focus away from developing the “whole child.”

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Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average. 

State-issued letter grades for public schools were released Monday afternoon.

Seventy-seven Tucson children may have to repeat the third grade after failing to meet statewide reading standards.

  • Arizona Daily Star

Students taking the AIMS test can pick up a free breakfast Monday and Tuesday courtesy of McDonald’s.

Students taking the AIMS test can pick up a free breakfast Monday and Tuesday courtesy of McDonald's. 

Kids in third through eighth grade taking the AIMS test can get free breakfast at participating Tucson McDonald's restaurants from 6 to 9 a.m.…

The Arizona Department of Education will allow extra time for school districts and charter schools to assess a new online assessment that migh…

The Tucson Unified School District is looking to spend more than $2.2 million to prepare for a new online assessment being piloted by the stat…

  • Howard Fischer Alexis Huicochea Capitol Media Services Arizona Daily Star

PHOENIX - The top performing school district in the state got there by borrowing liberally from the ideas and concepts of its neighbor.

  • Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX - Arizona schools need more money, and it's time for the governor and lawmakers to provide it, state school Superintendent John Huppen…

  • Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star

Letter grades and AIMS scores will be released for Arizona schools today.

  • Jamar Younger Arizona Daily Star

Tucson-area third-graders will face more pressure next school year when the AIMS test determines whether they move to the next grade.

  • Lyndsey Layton The Washington Post

WASHINGTON - A decade into the school accountability movement, pockets of resistance to standardized testing are sprouting up around the count…

  • Jamar Younger Arizona Daily Star

In the fall, all Tucson-area school districts will start judging teachers more strictly based on how their students perform on standardized te…