State Testing Standards under Federal Review
Pascopella, Angela, District Administration
So far, Delaware and South Carolina had their state standards and assessment requirements under the No Child Left Behind law OK'd by the U.S. Department of Education.
But Oregon and Indiana have to return to the drawing board. And as of mid-April, the other 46 states had yet to have their standards reviewed.
This school year is the first year that the federal government is requiring states to have schools test every student in grades 3 through 8 under NCLB. Prior, states only had to test once in elementary school, once in middle school and once in high school, according to Chad Colby, a department spokesman. South Carolina was already testing in grades 3 through 8 …
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Publication information: Article title: State Testing Standards under Federal Review. Contributors: Pascopella, Angela - Author. Magazine title: District Administration. Volume: 42. Issue: 5 Publication date: May 2006. Page number: 30. © 2007 Professional Media Group LLC. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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