NY State “Softens” ESSA-Driven Test Participation Regulations

NY State “Softens” ESSA-Driven Test Participation Regulations

September 14, 2018

Alex Zimmerman reports for Chalkbeat that New York’s school districts “where lots of students sit out annual state tests will not have to set aside federal funding under new rules” released by New York’s education department. The new rules “soften several aspects of the state’s regulations, which are part of its plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.”