OPI Seeks Comment on Potential Changes to the ESSA Accountability System
December 30, 2020
In news released on December 14, the Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) is requesting public comment on the waiver and addendum that was proposed by the United Stated Department of Education (DOE) for specific assessment and accountability requirements for the 2019-2020 school year. The DOE charged OPI with providing notice to the public as well as a reasonable opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed addendum and waiver.
The OPI applied for the waiver last March when extraordinary circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in school closures. The waiver...