Change is hard. It is especially difficult when you have years of “proven success” on state standardized tests. How do you get the staff to make the shift? How do you get the students and parents on board? How do you get past the test being the center of every conversation? Let’s have an honest and frank conversation. Let’s discuss failures, successes, and ongoing challenges we face as a district trying to shift the focus from a test score and toward graduating lifelong learners. If you want a 'sit and get' presentation, this isn’t the one for you.