Cauldierre McKay http://ripr.org en Students to Have Adults Take Simulated NECAP Test http://ripr.org/post/students-ask-adults-take-simulated-necap-test <p>A group of Providence students is asking prominent Rhode Islanders to take the standardized test known as the NECAP this weekend, as they work to demonstrate why it should not be used as a graduation requirement.<br><br>"We hope to lend a deeper perspective to debate about the new high stakes testing graduation requirement," says 16-year-old Classical High School student Cauldierre McKay, a member of the Providence Student Union. The group has been pushing state officials to reconsider their policy on graduation requirements that go into effect for the class of 2014.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:42:24 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 11992 at http://ripr.org