States Push for 2021 Assessment Waivers

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States Push for 2021 Assessment Waivers

Are you looking to understand the arguments for and against a 2021 federal testing/assessment waiver, or learn which factors state and local policymakers believe will influence the Biden-Harris administration's stance on this issue? Then check out Education Week's Andrew Ujifusa latest article on the topic, States Push to Ditch or Downplay Standardized Tests During Virus Surge.
 
Specifically, this article offers a concise overview of what advocates say are the considerations, costs, and benefits of granting another COVID-19 federal nationwide assessment waiver. Moreover, the post highlights where state educational leaders from GA, SC, TX, and VA fall on the priority for, and feasibility of, conducting federally mandated standardized testing in the upcoming spring semester. You can read the article by clicking here