Test Prep Starts Early
Grimes’ Adventure Camp Helps Kids Achieve
Posted: February 9, 2013 at 5 a.m.
Six fifth-graders sat on the floor in Cheryl Inman’s classroom, their fingers wrapped around a mystery object.
At A Glance
What Is It?
For children in grades three through eight, the Augmented Benchmark Examinations are the tests required by the Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment, and Accountability Program. Benchmarks measures grade-level proficiency in math and English and, in grades five and seven, in science. The tests were built around the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks and data from the tests is used as a school performance indicator.
Source: Arkansas Department Of Education
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