New York State Education Department is suspending all NYS Elementary- and Intermediate-Level State Assessments!

Posted on Friday / March 20

For the remainder of the school year in response to the statewide closures of schools and districts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This suspension for the remainder of the school year applies to the following State testing programs:  New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Tests  New York State Grades 3-8 Mathematics Tests  New York State Grade 4 Elementary-Level Science Test  New York State Grade 8 Intermediate-Level Science Test  New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT) in Grades K-12  New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) for students with severe cognitive disabilities in Grades 3-8 and high school