Four More States Looking to Leverage Innovative Assessment Pilot Program

Four More States Looking to Leverage Innovative Assessment Pilot Program

October 18, 2018

Alyson Klein reports in Education Week how in the wake of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ September decision to open ESSA’s Innovative Assessment Pilot to a second round of applications, four states—Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, and South Carolina—have “raised their hands” regarding their interest in participating. If approved, they would “join Louisiana and New Hampshire in trying out new kinds of tests in a handful of districts, with the goal of eventually taking them statewide.” States needed to inform federal officials of their interest in applying for the program by October 17, and applications are due by December 17.