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Possible middle school testing changes

The North Carolina State Board of Education Task Force on Summative Assessment Middle School Study Group discussed its preliminary draft recommendations at its meeting today. Included in that draft were recommendations that student sampling be considered as an alternative to testing all students in 6th and 7th grade, and the statement “One time end-of-year assessment is not productive.” View the draft recommendations: Preliminary Draft Recommendations_Middle School Study Group_Task Force on Summative Assessment_December 9, 2014-3

Alex Granados

Alex Granados is senior reporter for EducationNC.