Federal officials end stand off, green-light California testing plan

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Ending a months long standoff between federal and state officials, the U.S. Department of Education has told California education officials they approve of the state’s plan to administer only portions of new standardized tests this year - and not reporting the results.

In a letter to the California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction and President of the State Board of Education, U.S. Assistant Secretary Deborah Delisle granted a one-year waiver to seven federal testing requirements.

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