Federal government rejects Utah testing change citing NCLB

11/21/2008 | Salt Lake Tribune (Utah), The

An attempt by two Utah school districts to implement new testing for students was rejected by the U.S. Department of Education, which said the new system would not meet No Child Left Behind requirements. Utah had wanted a waiver from NCLB requirements so the districts could administer computer adaptive tests several times throughout the year instead of Criterion Referenced Tests, typically administered to students at the end of each school year.

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