Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale test

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Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale test

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AIMS test

A system used to assess abnormal involuntary movements, such as hand tremors or rhythmic movements of the tongue and jaw, that may result from the long-term administration of psychotropic drugs. The test is often given before patients are started on antipsychotic drugs and then readministered periodically to monitor side effects.
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rd] grade through high school this spring and will replace the AIMS test in reading, writing and math.
The Arizona Board of Education has announced issuing of a request for proposals for appointing a new assessment in order to take over the AIMS test.
Since 1990, AIMS test has set upon Arizona's education system.
More students than expected are retaking Arizona's AIMS test, even though they have already passed it.
Science will soon be included on the AIMS test, and the Avnet Science and Technology Fair is a tremendous opportunity for Arizona children to reinforce what they learn in the classroom," said Tom Horne, Arizona state superintendent of public instruction, who will attend the event and present awards to the winners.
Our students outperformed many East Valley school districts on the 2004 Stanford 9 and the Mesa Tribune reported that our students "posted scores that were largely above state averages" on the AIMS test.
Currently, Arizona's school accountability system known as "Arizona LEARNS" issues school achievement profiles based on student performance on the AIMS test, a standardized test administered annually in every elementary school and high school in the state.
In addition to his dissertation studies on high school dropout rates, Hickman has served as both a statistical and research consultant for the AIMS test for the Arizona Department of Education, and as a statistical and research specialist for the Peoria Unified School District.
Mesa Public Schools can select from the following Acuity components: -- Predictive Assessments -- These assessments mirror the content and format of the AIMS tests, are aligned to grade-level standards, and are able to measure student growth within and across academic years.
Keystone Montessori, one of Arizona's highest scoring charter elementary schools on Stanford 9 and state AIMS tests, today announced that world renowned classical guitarist Esteban would perform at the school's Second Annual Benefit Concert and Auction on Nov.