Groups representing public school administrators and teachers are calling for the state to postpone student assessments this spring, in light of emergency school closures. U.S. Department of Education told states they could apply for a waiver to defer tests required by federal law until the end of the national emergency. The DOE is streamlining the application process for states applying for the waiver; nearly all have applied, with the exception of New Hampshire. New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut says his department has not given up on the possibility of a remote standardized test, so the agency is still exploring its options. "A large part of the value of student performance data is the multi-year trend information we gain by...
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Educators Ask Sununu for Help Postponing Statewide Tests