Report cards have for decades been a traditional measure of success for students. However, over the years, test scores have become more and more important ... to the point that some school funding is contingent on the results.
The acronyms alone will confuse most people: ACT, KCCT, EXPLORE, SAT, PLAN ... and the list goes on.
We recognize the importance of tests, especially for minimum requirements and for college acceptance.
But good test scores don't always mean that students will succeed - and having poor scores doesn't mean they won't.