Home Teacher News NJ Standardized Writing Test Asks 3rd Graders To Tell A Secret

Some NJ 3rd grade students were taking a standardized test when they came across a question that asked them to tell a secret about their life and tell whyit was so hard to keep it.  This has some parents outraged that the schools would be asking for a student to tell a secret.    Administrators are saying that it wasn’t a question that would count as part of the test score, but was there to be ‘tested’ as a future test question.  For up-to-date news accounts of this story, photos and to post a comment, please access the links below:

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05/11/2012 – 3rd-Graders Asked to Reveal Secret on Standardized Test

05/11/2012 – NJ 3rd Graders Asked To Disclose Secrets On State Exam [EXCLUSIVE/POLL]

05/11/2012 – Third-graders get ‘secret question’ on NJ ASK

05/11/2012 – Update: N.J. pulls test question that asked third-grade students to reveal secret

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