Trump waives school standardized test requirements amid coronavirus outbreak

School kids across America got a break from test taking when President Donald Trump announced the Department of Education would waive annual standardized test requirements.“We’re not going to be enforcing that,” Trump said Friday. “I think a lot of the students are probably going to be very happy,” but acknowledged that some of them would not.Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made the formal announcement in a news release Friday.“Students need to be focused on staying healthy and continuing to learn,” she said. “Teachers need to be able to focus on remote learning and other adaptations. Neither ...


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