Connecticut: Cheaper tests still would exceed federal support

03/1/2006 | Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

As part of a closely watched legal challenge to NCLB, Connecticut's attorney general Tuesday filed a brief stating that if the state were to switch to a scaled-down test, assessment costs still would run about $9.9 million, or $4 million more than what the federal government provides. The federal government has suggested the state use a cheaper, simplified test, rather than its current format of multiple choice and open-ended questions.

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