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Arizona high school students could skip the AzMERIT test and instead take college-entrance exams, but the schools will have to pay for it.
The Arizona State Board of Education on Monday approved a years-in-the-making "menu of assessments" for high school students that includes the SAT, ACT, AP, Cambridge and International Baccalaureate exams. Schools can begin administering those tests as a substitute to AzMERIT in the 2018-19 school year.
Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation into law in 2016 that required the... read more