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A Big Decision Awaits Biden’s Education Pick: to Test or Not to Test

By Matt Barnum President-elect Joe Biden’s education secretary will face an immediate high-stakes test: whether to allow states to forgo their usual standardized testing again. State testing would bring a host of practical challenges at a time when many students are still learning exclusively from home. Critics, including many educators and their unions, also worry that it would sap […]