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KY: State Clarifies Testing Plan This Spring, Uses for Data

Kentucky officials have clarified guidance for schools and districts on the state’s plan for administering spring assessments this year and using the results to inform instruction, guide supports, and depict pandemic learning loss. Education Commissioner Jason Glass, discussing Kentucky’s assessment plan in light of updated...

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How States are Evolving their Approaches to Testing Under ESSA

According to Chris Minnich, it’s time for state accountability assessments to evolve. Since passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act, Minnich notes, testing has increased steadily in K-12. However, due to the timing of most assessments, there is not enough time for parents and educators...

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