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Prepare Your Students for State Testing


Many of our students will participate in state testing this spring. Participation is important because results help students, parents and teachers understand whether students have mastered the content they need to know by the end of the school year to be on track for college and career success. Please help your students prepare to do their very best on these upcoming assessments. To view the testing letter and related information, please visit aurorak12.org/testing.
Muchos de nuestros estudiantes participarán en las pruebas estatales durante esta primavera. La participación es importante porque los resultados ayudan a los estudiantes, padres de familia y maestros, a comprender si los estudiantes han dominado los contenidos que deben saber para el final del año escolar, para así estar preparados para el camino a la universidad y una carrera. Por favor ayuden a sus hijos a prepararse y que tengan su mejor desempeño en las pruebas que vienen.Para leer la carta sobre las evaluaciones estatales, y toda la información relacionada, acuda al sitio: aurorak12.org/testing.

Read at Home Resources for Students

Students and parents can access books to read at home using their personal device:

This site includes:

    • TumbleBooks
    • Overdrive for Students in APS
    • Pen Pals
    • Stack Up resources
    • and more!

Once Refugee Parents Awaken To Their Role In Schools, The ‘System Will Never Be The Same’

When it comes to participation in their children’s education, refugee families often face overwhelming barriers. The challenges run from teachers who speak a different language to incomprehensible rules and customs.

In the end, newcomer children often slip further and further behind their peers.

At Kenton Elementary — part of Aurora Public Schools — fifth grade teacher Gracie Binder is about to start her next parent teacher conference. First, there’s something she has to do. She needs to call for a Burmese interpreter.