What Dallas ISD parents are (and aren’t) being told about MAP tests


On Sept. 1, seven days before Dallas ISD students began remote learning, the district announced that students would need to return to their schools in person for three hours during the month of September to take the MAP test. 

Why did Dallas ISD ask my children to take a test at school when schools are closed because of the pandemic? 

To help Dallas ISD teachers better understand where each student is academically this year, a beginning-of-the-year-assessment will be administered. The test helps inform us exactly where students are to best tailor the supports they’ll need.” Dallas ISD press release 

MAP, or the Measure of Academic Progress, is a computerized adaptive test which helps teachers, parents, and administrators improve learning for all students and make informed decisions to promote a child’s academic growth.” William Lipscomb Elementary School<span

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