Hundreds turn out in Las Cruces for 'Take Back Education' rally

Friday, November 22, 2013

Mayfield High School junior Jacqueline Sanchez will take 14 standardized tests this year: the ACT twice, the SAT twice, two Advanced Placement exams, three end-of-course exams, two Discovery tests, the New Mexico Standards Based Assessment and more.

"We are no longer tested based on what is taught," Jacqueline told a crowd of students, parents and educators Wednesday evening. "We are taught based on what is being tested, and that is abusive."

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