Senate bill may provide big boost to competency education
from By: Brian Stack
In a news release to its members, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning recently announced that it has been assisting in the reauthorization of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The bill, known as the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015, calls for states to continue to conduct annual accountability assessments but opens the door for states to consider things like growth measures, adaptive measurements, multiple measures and assess when ready, innovative assessment flexibility, and state-led accountability.
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