Mississippi to Pull Out of PARCC


New news out of Mississippi.  They will be the latest state to pull out of the fledgling Common Core-aligned assessment consortium PARCC. The Clarion Ledger reports: The education board voted earlier that morning to withdraw from the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers consortium amid anti-Common Core and anti-PARCC sentiments by […]

Colorado School Board – Yes, Attorney General’s Office – No on PARCC Waivers


The Colorado State School Board’s 4-3 vote to allow schools to seek waivers from administering the first part of the PARCC assessments brings legal scrutiny.