atp2020global-TAO-image4-01Cognia Responds to US K12 Testing Disruptions in the Wake of COVID-19 with Support from TAO

How are Educators Successfully Adapting their Assessment Campaigns in an Unpredictable Education Landscape? With new and changing government requirements dictated almost daily at the district, state and federal levels, and a lack of conformity between how districts are handling student testing during this time, a number of questions and challenges arise.

Find out how Cognia™ and the TAO team are working together to support states across the US in the wake of testing disruption due to COVID-19 and how they are developing contingency plans for moving forward in this uncertain time.

  • How can states mitigate loss when their testing campaign windows are disrupted?
  • How do you develop a contingency plan for the “new normal” in learning and assessment?

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