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Testing required at private schools in Nevada choice program

AP Photo/John Locher LAS VEGAS (AP) — Standardized tests are a given in public school, and they’re mandatory for Nevada private schools participating in the state’s budding school-choice program. “We’re not one of those schools that find testing expectations to be onerous or unacceptable,” said Sue Blakeley, founder of Lake Mead Christian Academy in Henderson, a Las Vegas suburb. “We believe having the opportunity to educate children is a sacred trust and we should hold ourselves to a really strict accountability.” But it’s not … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Testing…

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