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North Mason looks at changes to program

Changes coming to the North Mason School District’s Highly Capable Program should see more students qualify for the program, Savannah Elliott, district assessment coordinator highly capable services coordinator, told the North Mason School Board on June 24.

Starting in the fall, a new ability test for students in kindergarten through 12th grade will use nonverbal methods that are good for use with a diverse student population, Elliott said.

She told the board how the hiCap program has evolved.

In previous years, a single data point could disqualify a student from the program. This school year,...


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