Petitions to Waive Student Assessment and Teacher Evaluations for Flood Affected Areas in Baton Rouge Area

With portions of Louisiana’s state assessment being tested exclusively online, several schools are petitioning for waivers from assessments and teacher evaluations due to flood-related trauma. At this time, Louisiana State Superintendent and the Governor’s Office are saying no.

Flood affected schools, students, and teachers argue preparation for online testing has been delayed due to issues with internet access, and access to technology. Class sizes have ballooned with children with two to three teachers instructing at the same time. Many teachers believe this setting is not conducive to satisfactory evaluations. Read more here.

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