New York City students showed improvement on this year’s Common Core assessment. Susan Edleman with The New York Post said… don’t get too excited.
The New Jersey Board of Education just voted to require high school students to pass the PARCC Algebra I exam and 10th Grade English exam to graduate.
New York State saw 21% of their students opt-out of the state Common Core Assessments in 2016, this was up from 20% of students in 2015.
Rhode Island’s Education Commissioner said no PARCC ELA assessments for 10th and 11th graders, but will still have to take the PARCC math assessment.
The 2nd largest school district in the state of Nevada’s opt-out rate increased by 58% and the state’s opt-out rate increases, but that is downplayed.
After Illinois dropped PARCC for high school students Chicagoland mom who goes by “MBA Mom” at Chicago Now asks why not for Grades 3-8 as well?
Since 2010 PARCC and Smarter Balanced have seen their consortia’s membership go from 58 member states and territories to 22.
The Illinois State Board of Education decided that high school students will not have to take the PARCC assessment, they will have to take the SAT instead.
A new poll by Achieve, Inc, shows more parents intend to opt their students out of standardized assessments this coming 2016-2017 school year.
Tracie Happel, a special education teacher in South Carolina, shares her story about being suspended for protesting her students taking standardized tests.