One at One: New Jersey Student Learning Assessments
Posted April 27, 2021
Whether New Jersey school districts must administer the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments during the 2020-2021 school year?
No. The United States Department of Education (“USDOE”) recently stated that the fall 2021 Start Strong assessments will satisfy the federal requirement to administer general statewide assessments during the 2020-2021 school year. Additionally, the USDOE approved the New Jersey Department of Education’s request to waive 2021 accountability and school identification requirements. However, the USDOE is still requiring the administration of the ACCESS assessments for English Language Learners and the Dynamic Learning Maps assessments during the 2020-2021 school year, pursuant to the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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