CPS urging juniors not to boycott state test

Chicago Public Schools officials are asking students not to take part in a demonstration Wednesday.

A group of students are expected to protest school closures outside the Chicago Board of Education.

But, Wednesday is also when Juniors are scheduled to take the state-mandated PSAE test.

It’s required to move onto Senior year, and to graduate.

The test is also used to evaluate teachers and schools.

CPS sent home letters and made robocalls urging juniors not to miss the test.

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4 comments

  • spoolie

    Don't bother taking the tests all you juniors, it's just a waste of time. Remember aim low, so low that even if you succeed no one will notice.

  • Todd Pardee

    How many of these CPS juniors will be college bound any way?
    They should be protesting the poor policies and bad teachers that have caused the problems, not the solution to the budget problem. Budgets are supposed to be balanced more often than not. Aren’t they?

  • keeping real

    poor people will always get the short-end of the stick and the poor need to get out there and vote!!!! when city election come around, ooh yea!!! they had poor education so they do not even know that fact!!?

  • Todd Pardee

    “Despite resources that are unmatched anywhere in the world, we have let our grades slip, our schools crumble, our teacher quality fall short and other nations outpace us,”
    Barack Obama 2009

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