Trump Administration Puts Education Over Testing

“Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said students need to focus on staying healthy and continuing to learn during closures. Neither students nor teachers need to be focused on high-stakes tests during this difficult time,” DeVos said. “Students are simply too unlikely to be able to perform their best in this environment.”

For the full article visit, Education Support. It was nice to hear from Education Secretary that she and President Trump are more interested in facilitating education in place [which seems to follow the whole shelter in place mantra] for K-12 school children, than high stakes testing. In fact, it appears that finally there is an education focused policy putting students and learning ahead of testing.

This move helps to provide teachers with an alternative to classroom teaching, and that is high-tech, online teaching to carry out learning. After all, education is the objective.

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