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Gov. Josh Shapiro says the testing change will mean less time spent preparing for the tests and more time for actual learning.

District leaders say the scores on Pennsylvania exams are encouraging but that more work needs to be done.

The report also includes measures of equity, including a racial breakdown of suspensions  and access to Advanced Placement courses.

Pennsylvania’s Act 158 requires students to meet one of five “pathways” in order to get their diploma.

The impact of a 2018 state law expanding pathways to a diploma is coming into focus.

Superintendent says “there is a place” for test scores in selective admissions, but that cutoff scores will be reevaluated.

Philadelphia won’t use test scores for admissions to selective schools next year 

After federal mandate, Pennsylvania wants to allow districts to delay standardized testing until fall