February 23, 2021

Feds Require States To Resume Standardized Tests, But Allow Flexibility

Read the entire article by Jessica Gould on the Gothamist.

The Biden Administration has directed states to resume standardized tests this year. But it’s offering them flexibility in how they administer the tests, and the extent to which individual schools are held accountable for results.

Multiple states, including New York and New Jersey, asked to waive standardized test requirements because of how challenging they are to administer during the pandemic. And some parents and educators who advocate against testing have hoped the pandemic might hasten a move away from the exams altogether.

To read the complete article, visit the Gothamist.