TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State
education officials say they are considering not releasing the results
of state math and reading tests.
The annual assessment tests have
been plagued this year with computer problems and cyberattacks,
prompting some districts to delay or interrupt testing.
education commissioner Brad Neuenswander says test results won't be used
in any way if officials are concerned they might give an invalid
Most of the problems have been corrected and as of last week, Kansas
students had completed 218,140 of the about 600,000 tests. The tests are
to be completed by May 16.
The results of the tests won't be used
to help determine such things as school accreditation or teacher
evaluations, because this is a pilot year for the new tests.