North Carolina children need focused, strategic assessment that gives MEANINGFUL feedback.
Children DO NOT need to study all year for end-of-grade tests that don’t help them grow.
We are working to improve testing practices – and YOU CAN HELP.
STANDARDIZED TESTING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Available NCDHHS data for COVID-19 in NC schools
NCDHHS defines a “cluster” as a minimum of 5 cases (staff or students) where contact tracing information provides a sufficient epidemiological link to suggest disease transmission occurred at the site. Therefore, the day care and school cluster reports would NOT include 1) cases in which acquisition occurred outside the facility, or 2) cases arising from transmission within a facility, but involving fewer than 5 cases.
LINK TO: Ongoing Clusters from Day Care and K-12 Schools updated every Tuesday and Friday by 4 p.m.
Leandro v. State of North Carolina: find out how the outcome of this court case will shape our school testing program
Suzanne Miller, founding member of NC Families for School Testing Reform, talks about how testing affects kids & teachers:
5 THINGS YOU CAN DO
to support the kind of high quality assessments that benefit students:
4) Track NC testing POLICY