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State won't count Sidney's 'excellent' NeSA scores


For the second year in a row Nebraska State Accountability or NeSA writing test scores for eighth and 11th graders will not count toward state rankings.

Although the scores weren’t counted in rankings last year, this year, the scores won’t even be released. The state says that due to computer glitches, the scores may not be representative of many of the students’ abilities.

“The tests are going to remain embargoed, they will not count this year,” said Sidney’s High School Principal Chris Arent at Monday’s school board meeting. “That’s very disappointing to us.”


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