An attempt to reduce the number of required standardized tests taken by Virginia schoolchildren has failed in a Virginia Senate committee.
The District of Columbia school system won’t include students’ standardized test scores in teacher evaluations for the upcoming academic year as it adjusts to new tests that adhere to Common Core academic standards.
Legislation that seeks to cancel most standardized testing in Maryland’s public schools this spring would leave teachers unsure about what to plan for, a top state education official said Wednesday.
House Republicans want to reduce how many standardized tests Virginia’s public school students take.
District of Columbia public and charter school students have achieved their highest marks ever on the city’s standardized tests.