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.
Shane Vander Hart: Determining whether a student will be successful because of genetics will lead to writing some kids off, and that would be tragic.
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.
Donald Trump is set to announce his vice-presidential choice sometime this week none of the top contenders are strong on Common Core or ending Fed Ed.
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.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review in an editorial last Thursday called for Pennsylvanians to reject Common Core citing a recent ACT college-readiness study.
Check out this interesting flow chart by Karen Bracken that highlights the Common Core Matrix so you can see how different groups connect.
A new poll by Achieve, Inc, shows more parents intend to opt their students out of standardized assessments this coming 2016-2017 school year.