Can Districts Pick SAT or ACT for Accountability?

Can Districts Pick SAT or ACT for Accountability?

May 29, 2018

As part of Education Week‘s ongoing series answering reader questions about ESSA, Alyson Klein responds to the following query from an anonymous reader: “Do districts need state permission to take advantage of new ESSA flexibility to substitute a nationally recognized, college-entrance exam (like the SAT or ACT) instead of the state test for high-school accountability purposes?”