Gov. Charlie Baker (R-MA) is on the fence with Common Core ballot initiative that will be voted on this fall sees PARCC withdrawal with review as enough.
Fordham Institute’s report on PARCC v. MCAS reads more like propaganda and lacks the basic elements of objective research.
Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester announced that he is recommending Massachusetts use a “Next Generation MCAS” a MCAS-PARCC hybrid.
Pioneer Institute: Updating MCAS would result in lower costs and more rigorous assessments that would provide better information about student performance.
The release of 2015 MCAS results together with preliminary 2015 PARCC testing results provides little new information to help Massachusetts choose.
Williamson Evers, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, writes the latest Pioneer Institute white paper entitled Federal Overreach and Common Core.
Pioneer Institute calls on Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Chester to recuse himself from the MCAS/PARCC decision process.
The MBAE study perpetuates a deeply troubling pattern of conflicts of interest marking Massachusetts’ consideration of Common Core and PARCC.
Study finds college and career readiness focus of Common Core a disconnect with students from Military Families since majority are under seven years old.
A “smackdown” is an apt description of what Jim Stergios of the Pioneer Institute did to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan after his Boston Globe op/ed.