With the exception of three courses, this would exempt students from taking the end-of-course test for a core subject course if he or she earns a post-secondary credit in that course.
This would solve a problem that’s been brought to us many times by parents and educators in the field: students taking college courses through Move On When Ready/dual enrollment are essentially tested on a class they didn’t take.
If approved, this rule would be another step toward a responsible, common-sense approach to accountability.
It would end duplicative testing – in other words, students having to take a college-level final exam AND a Milestones test.
And it would provide the opportunity to eliminate up to five high-stakes tests for students.