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Shimauma's Blog – April 2015 Archive (2)

AZ Merit Victory?

Just received a call from KIM HILGERS(??) She told me she has a position in the Superintendent's office for TUHSD. She said they are happy to let my daughter get a pass from the office to stay in the library while the test is going on and read quietly, or she may stay home without penalty.
I think it's a victory at least for my kid.
This contact from the Superintendent's office did say that while it might not be legal to make kids take it now, the local school…

Added by shimauma on April 10, 2015 at 12:36pm — 4 Comments

Brent Brown, Corona Del Sol principal threatens the educational career of his student

I sent a letter to my child's principal saying I was opting her out of the AZ Merit test. He replied back in such a way as to tell me she wasn't allowed to opt out and that I wasn't allowed to share this information with anyone.

here is the email he sent:


I want to respond to your e-mail and let you know that In light of the Attorney General's letter sent out to all educators, we do not offer opt-out options for the AZ Merit test or any mandatory achievement tests…


Added by shimauma on April 9, 2015 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments


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