Conservative Education Leaders Lay Out Vision for Assessments Through COVID-19

Conservative Education Leaders Lay Out Vision for Assessments Through COVID-19

January 29, 2021

The pandemic poses a number of obvious and well-discussed challenges to testing but, according to the Fordham Institute’s Michael Petrilli and the American Enterprise Institute’s Frederick Hess, it also presents “even bigger opportunities.” Petrilli and Hess take to an opinion piece in the Hill to layout five broad principles they believe could help navigate assessments during and beyond the pandemic, including ensuring that testing data become as actionable and agile as possible and to invest the time to fine-tune tests’ role in state and federal accountability systems.