School accountability measures up in the air amid pandemic
November 22, 2020
PHOENIX (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak prompted the Arizona Legislature to cancel statewide standard tests and skip assigning new A-F grades to schools for the 2019-2020 school year.
But what about the current school year?
It's not yet clear whether it will be possible to grade schools' academic performance under the state's accountability program in the same way it did before the pandemic, KJZZ reported.
But Bullhead City Elementary School District Superintendent Carolyn Stewart and others hope the state Board of Education will support continuing the suspensions of the testing and gradi...