Board votes to reduce Promise Scholarship requirements
Jun. 14, 2021 10:44 AM EDT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Requirements for high school seniors to receive West Virginia's Promise Scholarship have been reduced. The Higher...
As US schools resume testing, large numbers are opting out
By Collin Binkley May. 22, 2021 07:53 AM EDT
Georgia public universities will again require tests in 2022
May. 15, 2021 10:40 AM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia public universities will once again start requiring standardized test scores for enrollment in 2022. The University...
Editorial Roundup: New York
By The Associated Press May. 05, 2021 04:47 PM EDT
Albany Times Union. May 4, 2021. Editorial: It’s time, Cambridge THE ISSUE: A Washington County...
West Virginia University extends policy on admission tests
Apr. 26, 2021 06:51 AM EDT
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University has extended its relaxed requirement for test scores for students seeking admission as the coronavirus...
School leaders in Pacific NW say 'no' to standardized tests
Apr. 16, 2021 12:48 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — School leaders in Oregon and Washington are rejecting standardized testing that normally happens each spring because of instructional...
Michigan denied standardized testing waiver for this year
By Anna Liz Nichols Apr. 07, 2021 03:05 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday denied Michigan’s request to waive standardized testing for this school year, meaning...
Texas high-stakes standardized tests canceled due to glitch
Apr. 06, 2021 03:43 PM EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first day of standardized testing in Texas has been canceled for thousands of students across several public school districts due to...
Feds waive Michigan's 2020-21 school accountability demands
By Anna Liz Nichols Mar. 29, 2021 04:10 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Education announced Monday that federal accountability procedures requiring high participation rates and...
New Mexico details its request for student testing waiver
By Cedar Attanasio Mar. 01, 2021 11:17 AM EST
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico education officials have clarified plans to seek a partial waiver from federal testing requirements as many students remain in...
Pennsylvania lawmakers ask feds to waive school test mandate
Feb. 24, 2021 04:46 PM EST
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The chairs of Pennsylvania's state Senate Education Committee on Wednesday asked the Biden administration to waive this year's...
School testing can be delayed but not canceled, feds say
By Collin Binkley Feb. 22, 2021 08:51 PM EST
The Education Department said Monday that it will not allow states to forgo federally required standardized testing in schools this year but will give them...
Florida: Standardized testing must be done on campus
Feb. 16, 2021 08:24 AM EST
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida will extend the standardized testing period in the spring to allow for in-person testing for students who have not yet returned to...
New Mexico asks to skip student testing again this year
By Cedar Attanasio Feb. 12, 2021 03:44 PM EST
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials confirmed Friday they are seeking permission from federal officials to waive standardized reading, math and science...
Editorial Roundup: Ohio
By The Associated Press Feb. 01, 2021 09:00 AM EST
Cincinnati Enquirer. Jan. 27, 2021. Editorial: Thumbs down: Seelbach damages right message with wrong delivery ...
Editorial Roundup: New York
By The Associated Press Jan. 27, 2021 07:18 PM EST
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York’s newspapers: Keep the Trains and Buses Running The...
Michigan asks for a waiver of standardized testing for 2021
By Anna Liz Nichols Jan. 25, 2021 04:13 PM EST
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan requested on Monday that standardized testing be waived for the 2020-2021 school year, after a school year marked with...
SAT doing away with optional essay, subject tests
Jan. 19, 2021 01:28 PM EST
Pandemic's toll shows up on students' college applications
By Carolyn Thompson Jan. 13, 2021 01:09 AM EST
State to resume MCAS testing this year after pandemic hiatus
Jan. 05, 2021 03:25 PM EST
BOSTON (AP) — Standardized testing in Massachusetts will resume this year with some changes, after they were canceled last spring because of the coronavirus...