AzMERIT Scores - Arizona Daily Star, Sep 6, 2017
Pima County students overall are scoring higher than many of their rural peers on the AzMERIT test, according to official test results released by the Department of Education Wednesday, but Southern Arizona’s largest school district is dragging down the county’s results.
Students in the Tucson Unified School District performed well below the state average on the standardized test and were also outperformed by students in eight of Pima County’s nine major school districts.
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AzMERIT, which tests students from third grade up on English language arts and math, was designed to be more difficult and rigorous than the AIMS test it replaced, and the majority of Arizona students have not tested proficient in any subject at any grade level over the last three years it has been administered...