This notice is to inform you that there was an alleged testing security violation in one of our 4th grade classrooms regarding the writing portion of the AZ Merit English Language Arts. As a result, these students portion of the AZ Merit has been invalidated. The Arizona Department of Education notified us of this alleged violation and I have started an independent investigation. This will take several days to complete. We are cooperating fully with the Arizona Department of Education and our independent investigator. We will update you with any news upon completion of the investigation. Please contact our office if you have questions or concerns.