The weather should always be taken into consideration when scheduling standardized and other major tests. Even when the said tests and course work are scheduled months in advance, weather checks should be conducted at least a week prior, to make certain that those particular dates do not fall on days of inclement weather. Standardized and other major tests and course work that comprise a substantial percentage of students’ grades or testing prep should never be scheduled for administering during inclement weather, when many students might have challenges attending, and/or might not have sufficient time to complete portions of tests given prior to their arrival. Care should be taken to curtail any and all obstacles that can prevent students from reporting to school and optimally performing on standardized and other major tests and course work, including obstacles created by acts of nature…

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