Education News in Brief

No Penalty for Test Woes

By Sean Cavanagh — June 03, 2008 1 min read

Puerto Rico’s Title I funding will not be jeopardized by plans to exempt it from an upcoming National Assessment of Educational Progress test in mathematics, federal officials say. In an April 2 letter, the U.S. Department of Education, citing questions over reliability, told Mark S. Schneider, the commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, that 2009 math-test results would not have to be reported, and that Puerto Rico would receive the aid.

A version of this article appeared in the June 04, 2008 edition of Education Week