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Public Forum set on Northshore testing

standardized testing Northshore School District will be hosting a public forum on standardized testing on Monday, Jan. 29, from 7 to 8;30 p.m. in the Ricketts Auditorium, 18315 Bothell Way NE, Bothell.
   Topics to be included are the purpose of testing, who takes tests, criteria for exemption, and how Northshore's results compare to those of other districts in the Puget Sound region.
   Parents and community members are invited to submit questions and identify specific topics for discussion or areas of concern. Having this information will allow the district to better prepare for the discussion and also ensure that appropriate district personnel are in attendance.
   Information can be mailed to Dr. Pamela Steele, Director of Communications, 18315 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, WA 98111, or faxed to Steele at (206) 489-6274 by Jan. 24.