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After five years, Utah’s standardized testing is changing to a new system that Park City School District administrators hope will have more student participation than in the past. Utah grades schools based on test performance but when the opt out rate is high like it is in Park City schools, the school’s grade is impacted negatively.

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The State Board of Education will use a new school assessment test beginning this year. This means the SAGE test will no longer be used in Utah schools. Park City School District has had a very high Opt-Out rate with the assessment tests. It affects the overall grade of a school when high numbers of students don’t’ participate. Carolyn Murray has this: