Online data, whether it is employee data or student data, is not 100 percent safe which is why schools should be extremely limited in what they store online.
3rd through 8th graders in the Chicago Public Schools will take the NWEA MAP assessment and the PARCC assessment required by the state of Illinois.
Chicago Public Schools have hindered students from opting-out when state law is clear they have the right to refuse to take the PARCC assessment.
A Chicago sixth-grader says he will opt-out from PARCC because he hasn’t had a typing class or qualified math teacher. Will he be treated fairly?
The Chicago Sun Times reports that 10% of Chicago Public Schools students skipped the PARCC assessment failing to meet the federally required 95% threshold.
The Chicago Sun Times reports that U.S. Secretary of Education (and former CEO of Chicago Public Schools) Arne Duncan will stay out