By Sydney Yalshevec
Reporter 

Kimball Public Schools focusing on revamping testing methods

 

Daniel Thompson

The Class of 2014 leaves their mark on the field in front of the Kimball Jr./Sr. High School as staff inside hope that the education they received will leave its own mark and lead them to success in the future.

Kimball public schools have experienced low test scores in the past. School officials have seen the importance of getting those scores up higher, and over the most recent school year have been working hard to do so.

The tests that students take through the years are the Dibels test which helps determine where students are in their learning and is primarily taken in the elementary school. The Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA), is a test taken by both the elementary and the high school students. The reading and math portions of the NeSa testing are given to grades 3 through 8 and 11. The...



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