New Hampshire changes statewide assessment for students

New Hampshire students will take new statewide assessments this spring.

The department of education announced Wednesday that it would contract with American Institutes for Research, a D.C.-based company, to test students in grades 3-8 and 11 in math, English language arts and science. The $9.55 million contract, which runs through June 2021, was approved by the executive council that day.

The state had previously contracted with AIR to administer its statewide assessments, so the electronic interface in which students and teachers are already accustomed won’t be any different. What will change is who develops the questions students are asked. *| More…

| Concord Monitor

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