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New Oregon Tests Strain Key School Resources: Time And Money

In Part 6 of OPB's occasional series, "Testing 1-2-3," teachers and administrators say the new standardized tests in Oregon - the "Smarter Balanced" exams - cut into a precious school resource: time. 

About Testing 1,2,3

Testing is on the minds of public school students, teachers and parents as new standardized exams have rolled out in Oregon and many other states. The new "Smarter Balanced" tests are now underway for students in 3rd through 8th grade, and 11th grade.

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Rob Manning

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