El Estoque

Testing our boundaries: discussing the purpose of CAASPP testing

Shuvi Jha

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n March 5 and March 6, MVHS juniors took the state-mandated California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) in which they were tested for proficiency in English Language Arts and Mathematics.

For some students, this was cause for frustration, for anger — which is why they decided to opt out of taking the test. To learn about the possible impacts of their actions as well as admin’s thoughts on CAASPP testing, click here or on the link below: