Educators’ View: With Kids Finally Back in School, the Last Thing Teachers Want Is to Spend Class Time on Tests. But Kids Need Us to Do Just That



As districts receive an influx of district dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act, Carlotta Pope, a high school English teacher in Brooklyn, and Paula L. White, executive director of Educators for Excellence-New York, a New York Equity Coalition member organization, writes that to make up for the lost data, districts should collect their own assessments. Such data can ensure new funds are used to develop meaningful systems to address unfinished learning.

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