Dept. of Education Releases Final Testing Regulations

Dept. of Education Releases Final Testing Regulations

December 7, 2016

The Dept. of Education released final regulations on testing programs under ESSA. Changes included regulations on the number of students eligible to take alternative exams and other pilot programs. The final rules also expanded flexibility and sought to “clarify the parameters” when testing Native American students. The department also released a fact sheet for stakeholders on the finalized regulations.