Massachusetts to change teacher licensing exam

Cultural Competence, Examination Issues,

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is considering changes to a licensure exam for teachers. Changes to the communications and literacy skills test are being considered to assess ability to communicate with cultural and linguistic competence to serve a diverse population of students and families. The review also hopes to address racial and ethnic disparities in pass rates on the exam. A final framework for changes is expected by the end of the year.

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