The switch to online assessments under the Common Core State Standards brings with it a number of potential legal problems, writes Justin Bathon, legal columnist for T.H.E. Journal. Already, high-profile testing failures have led to potential legal action against testing companies, and Bathon writes that he expects the problem to only get worse. To help avoid some problems, he suggests establishing legal language in contracts with Internet providers that spells out the needs to administer common-core-aligned online tests.
Published in Brief: