Likely Cancellation of All State Tests Would Allow Michigan to Put Third-Grade Reading Law on Hold for a Year

Chalkbeat Detroit | Lori Higgins

“The cancellation of state exams will mean the end, for at least a year, of Michigan’s Read by Grade 3 law, which required that beginning this year, schools would have to hold back some struggling third-graders…”

In response to widespread school closures, the US Department of Education is allowing states to cancel exams. This article from Chalkbeat Detroit discusses the impact that school closures and canceling tests may have on early education policy in Michigan.

Read the Chalkbeat Detroit article.