Florida Cancels All Testing For State’s K-12 Public Schools And Extends Closure Until April 15th

“Florida public schools k-12 will remain closed until April 15 and state testing is canceled for the remainder of the school year”, Governor DeSantis announced on Tuesday afternoon.

“The state of Florida is canceling all testing for students in the state’s K-12 public schools for the remainder of the school year”, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday afternoon.

“Parents will have the option to hold their children back for a year if they choose. Requirements for graduation, promotion, and final course grades will be evaluated as if those assessments did not exist,” DeSantis said.

The governor said, “All testing will be waived for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. Schools’ evaluation grades will also be canceled, the governor announced.”

K-12 school districts will also be instructed to direct unspent funds to help low-income students purchase digital devices to help with virtual learning.

For Florida State Information on The Coronavirus CLOVID-19 visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/

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