AzMerit

The Arizona Department of Education has released the latest AzMERIT scores and they show students around the state improved in math and reading proficiency.

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The Senate has rejected a measure that would allow parents to let their children opt out of statewide assessments.

Several lawmakers and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas supported the measure as a way for parents to have more control over their children's education. Republican lawmaker Sen. Sylvia Allen of Snowflake sponsored the bill that would allow parents to let their children opt-out of statewide achievement tests such as AzMERIT.