Maryland announced plans to replace PARCC. Their departure along with New Jersey’s exit drops the consortium that once boasted 27 partners to five.
The Maryland State Board of Education will not require students to pass PARCC in high school in order to graduate until 2024.
The Baltimore Sun reports that less than one-half of Maryland’s students passed PARCC’s math and English language arts assessments.
Shane Vander Hart: With the Common Core State Standards our nation will graduate more students who, when it comes to cursive, are functionally illiterate.
After student pushback over PARCC, Maryland will consider shortening the assessment or moving it earlier in the year which probably won’t ease concerns.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
The Baltimore Sun reported over the weekend that students, schools and parents in Maryland found little to celebrate when PARCC scores were released.
The Frederick County Board of Education in Maryland last week passed a policy that recognizes a student’s right to refuse standardized assessments.
A running list of Common Core related legislation filed in State Legislatures across the United States. This list will be continually updated.
As state legislatures across the country are starting new sessions I thought it would be a good time to highlight how the fight to stop the Common Core State Standards is being renewed in state capitols. 2013 was the first round and now we are entering the second, the bell has run. The pressure is […]