ACT Essay Practice Prompt 4

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ACT Essay Practice Prompt 4

New laws are being proposed that would require schools to accommodate students who wish to transfer to a different school if the school falls below a certain level on statewide standardized tests. Supporters of this law believe that it is a student's right to transfer to a new school if his or her current school is not fulfilling its duties. Opponents argue that this law is impractical—what would happen if all the students requested transfers?—and unfairly weights test scores without considering other factors at a school. In your opinion, should students be allowed to transfer if schools score below a certain level on standardized tests?

In an essay, take a position on this question. You may write on either one of the views presented or on a different point of view relevant to the question. Use examples and reasons to support your position.

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