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Canyons gets state waiver for reading test

Canyons gets state waiver for reading test

The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Nov 5, 2011 09:31AM MDT

After a dust-up this spring over reading test results in Canyons School District, the State Board of Education has given Canyons a waiver from state rule.
Each year, all Utah school districts are required to give students in grades 1-3 the DIBELS Oral Reading Fluency test — a two-minute assessment in which students are asked to read aloud to determine whether they are reading at or below grade level. Those results are then reported to the Utah State Office of Education, which releases them publ...

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