What Happens When States Un-Standardize Tests?

October 11, 2018

Education Week  |  October 11, 2018
Education Week

(Featuring CEI’s Elliott Asp)

Few educators are fans of fill-in-the-bubble standardized tests that don’t yield results until after students leave the classroom.

But when states had a chance to try out richer forms of assessment under a new pilot program established by the Every Student Succeeds Act, all but two demurred, in part because the pilot comes with tough technical requirements and no extra federal funding.

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