Students will be taking Keystone Exams throughout the month.
Woodland Hills High School students are taking Keystone Exams for several days throughout the month, and many students' school schedules are changing because of that. The district has released the testing scheduled, which can be found by clicking here. Students who are not taking the tests will be operating on a three-hour delay. A copy of the bus schedule for those students has been uploaded to the media section of this article. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
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Many Woodland Hills students will be doing some brainwork this morning as they begin to take the Keystone Exams for the first time. All 10th- and 11th-grade students will be taking three exams this week and next. All seniors and freshmen (except those ninth-grade students who have completed the algebra I class and are taking the algebra exam this week), will run on a three-hour delay schedule on the days the tests are administered. According to state Department of Education, Keystone Exams will be used for two purposes: But this year, district Deputy Superintendent Alan Johnson isn't really thinking about AYP status. He said the district's focus is on getting administration of the test together—including changing the schedule for students …