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Vermont To Balance Testing Guidelines with Local Priorities

Vermont lawmakers and education leaders are exploring how to preserve programs like outdoor education that afford students opportunities to learn outside the classroom.

Students at Casis Elementary identify elements at their parent funded outdoors classroom.

As states across the country develop customized accountability systems, Vermont lawmakers and education leaders are exploring how to preserve programs like outdoor education that afford students opportunities to learn outside the classroom. State leaders would also prefer not to use high-stakes testing to rate school performance that is shared publicly, but receipt of federal funding relies on compliance with such protocols. (Vermont Public Radio)

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