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NYC schools need to know where they stand: Opting out of federal testing would be disastrous

Jennifer O'Neal Schiess

If New York does receive a waiver, its schools will lose another year of data that represents the only available measure of performance for every student in every school — data that can expose inequities in outcomes for students and drive decisions about where to target resources.