COVID-19 Tracker Update: March 23rd (Evening)

COVID-19 Tracker Update: March 23rd (Evening)

By Dale Chu

Here’s the latest: Since this morning, several states have announced waiver approval from the U.S. Department of Education and a few have updated their plans to suspend or cancel assessments.

We have verified through publicly available sources that 10 additional states have had their waivers approved. They are: Connecticut, Louisiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, and West Virginia. Moreover, news outlets have reported that additional states have received initial approval. Expect states to begin rolling that information out shortly.

COVID-19 State End-of-Year Assessment

Status Tracker   
StateAssessment StatusSchool ClosureWaiver Request
AlabamaCanceled3/16/20In process
Alaska3/19/20
Arizona3/16/20
ArkansasCanceled3/17/20In process
CaliforniaSuspendedBy districtIn process
ColoradoCanceled3/23/20 - StatewideApproved 
Connecticut3/17/20In process
Delaware3/16/20
District of Columbia3/16/20In process
FloridaCanceled3/16/20In process
GeorgiaCanceled3/18/20In process
HawaiiCanceled3/16/20Approved
IdahoBy district
Illinois3/17/20
IndianaCanceledBy districtIn process
IowaSuspendedBy districtIn process
KansasCanceled3/18/2020 School will not reopen
Kentucky3/16/20In process
Louisiana3/16/20Approved 
MaineSuspendedBy districtIn process
Maryland3/16/20
MassachusettsSuspended3/17/20
Michigan3/16/20Approved
Minnesota3/18/20In process
MississippiSuspendedBy districtIn process
MissouriCanceledBy district
Montana3/16/20In process
NebraskaPostponedBy districtIn process
Nevada3/16/20In process
New Hampshire3/16/20
New Jersey3/16/20
New Mexico3/16/20
New YorkSuspended3/18/20In process
North Carolina3/16/20Approved
North DakotaCanceled3/16/20
OhioPossibility to postpone or cancel3/17/20
OklahomaCanceled3/17/20Approved
Oregon3/16/20In process
PennsylvaniaCanceled3/16/20Approved
Rhode IslandPostponed3/16/20
South CarolinaCanceled3/16/20Approved
South DakotaCanceled3/16/20Approved
Tennessee3/20/20In process
TexasCanceledBy districtIn process
UtahSuspended 3/16/20 In process
VermontCanceled3/18/20Approved
Virginia3/16/20In process
WashingtonCanceled3/17/20In process
West VirginiaCanceled3/16/20Approved
Wisconsin3/18/20In process
WyomingCancelledBy districtApproved
Updated 3/23/2020 at 5pm ET
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