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Students voice concerns following PARCC protests

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By Tom Hanlon, Teen Pulse student editor

The controversy over the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test began last week as it was implemented throughout the state of New Mexico.
PARCC tests are administered to students in grades third through 11 and test mastery of course content to make sure the student is on track with regards to college readiness standards.
This year marks the first time the PARCC test is being administered and it is receiving its share of criticism. While adults and parents are concerned about the necessity of the new standardized test, its most vocal critics have been students.
On Monday, as testing began, hundreds of high school students across the state walked out of their classrooms to protest the implementation of the PARCC test. This form of protest continued at New Mexico high schools on Wednesday.


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