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Matthew Schempp

Matthew Schempp

Matthew Schempp is a public school teacher and parent of two children in West Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Minnesota is still requiring standardized tests this year — why students and parents should opt out | Opinion

By: - March 23, 2021

With the presidential transition and the confirmation of new Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, there was some question about whether the administration of President Joe Biden would mandate the statewide testing required each year by the Elementary School and Education Act. Last year, at the beginning of the pandemic, then Education Secretary Betsy DeVos granted waivers […]