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Federal Mandated Testing for 2019-2020 Cancelled

posted Mar 22, 2020, 1:30 AM by Don Hasegawa   [ updated Mar 22, 2020, 1:31 AM ]
The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) received notification that its expedited waiver request to the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) was approved on March 20.
HIDOE’s expedited waiver allows for the cancellation of federally required assessments for the remainder of school year 2019-20. This includes Smarter Balanced Assessments in English Language Arts/Literacy and mathematics; Hawaii State Science Assessments and Biology 1 end of course exams; Hawaii State Alternate Assessments; and the Kaiapuni Assessment of Educational Outcomes (KĀʻEO).
Please view the HIDOE press release at: