New Mexico Still Doesn’t Have Assessment that Meets ESSA Standards

New Mexico Still Doesn’t Have Assessment that Meets ESSA Standards

August 10, 2019

“On Jan. 3, her third day in office as New Mexico’s governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham abolished the PARCC standardized test in grades 3-12 and promised a replacement that meets all federal Every Student Succeeds Act requirements would be implemented in August,” opines the editorial board of the Albuquerque Journal. And now it’s past the first week of August, school is about to start (or has started), and “teachers, administrators, students and taxpayers are awaiting a decision on what, if anything, will replace” PARCC.