Sunday, February 16, 2014

8 Million Dollars for Testing, 8 Million Dollars less for Classrooms

While the Board of Regents included very little actual change in their recent task force report, they do make one costly recommendation that would require the state to spend more on testing and less on students.

"In one recommendation sure to please many parents and school staff, the Regents called for an elimination to stand-alone field testing and increased access to questions on the state tests. This change boils down to a funding issue, said King. He and the Regents are asking for $8.4 million to print more forms of the state tests and expand the state’s “item bank” of test questions."

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