Georgia is about to make year-end tests count almost 0%

Year-end standardized tests for Georgia public schools are poised to count for zero this school year after state education officials moved Thursday to lower the weight those scores have on students’ final grades from 20% to 0.01%. The 0.01% grade weight is

Georgia’s year-end tests may only count for 0.01% of final grade

Georgia’s top school official aims to make year-end standardized tests count “essentially zero” toward students’ final grades in the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. State School Superintendent Richard Woods is also poised to recommend waiving performance consequences for teachers tied