Worcester School Committee reviews the over testing of Kindergartners

Worcester School Committee reviews the over testing of Kindergartners

Are kindergartners being over-tested? Worcester school board to take a look

WORCESTER – The School Committee will look at whether kindergarten students are being made to take too many tests, despite the interim superintendent’s argument that assessments are critical at that age. “I’ll proceed very cautiously before we start interfering” with the district’s testing schedule, said Mayor Joseph Petty, who agreed to send the issue to the board’s Teaching, Learning and Student Supports Standing Committee for further study.

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