Tenn. tests carry increased accountability for students

State tests being administered this week to Tennessee students in grades three to eight will carry higher accountability for students, counting for 15% to 25% of students' second-semester grades. The increased accountability for young students is intended to help boost engagement in test preparation, education officials said. However, some parents said they are concerned. "To put so much importance on one test and make it part of their grade is unfair," said Annie Gillam, mother of a sixth-grader.

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