Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. signed a bill Oct. 6 that will allow as many as five school districts and five charter schools to change the way they test students by piloting computer-adaptive testing, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. The pilot programs, if successful, could lead to statewide changes. The schools will start giving computer-adaptive tests, which are tests that adapt in difficulty as students take them, several times a year. They will also give college preparation and entry tests to high school students, such as the ACT, but will no longer give Iowa tests or the Utah Basic Skills


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