A state appellate court ruled unanimously on Monday against the New Jersey Department of Education’s requirement that students pass two assessments before they graduate.
The New Jersey Legislative leaders unveiled a plan that would eliminate hundreds of school districts which will erode local control of public education.
The New Jersey Department of Education announced the first steps to transition away from using PARCC as the state’s annual assessment required under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has said that it is time for the Garden State to get rid of PARCC. To that end, the New Jersey Department of Education announced last week they will solicit public input in May to “inform” the next statewide assessment.
Newly sworn-in New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced last week as Governor-Elect that it is time for the Garden State to get rid of PARCC as their state-wide assessment.
New Jersey released their PARCC test scores last week, and while they could point to some gains overall, there isn’t anything to be excited over.
The New Jersey Assembly in a 69 to 3 vote instruct the State Board of Education to vacate the rule requiring students pass PARCC in order to graduate.
The Press of Atlantic City reported last week that very few New Jersey seniors took PARCC in order to graduate last school year.
The New Jersey Assembly voted overwhelmingly to prevent PARCC scores from being used to evaluate teachers in a 52-11-8 vote on Thursday.
The New Jersey Assembly Education Committee voted 11 to 1 in favor of a bill that would eliminate PARCC scores from being used in teacher evaluations.