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.
The Press of Atlantic City reported last week that very few New Jersey seniors took PARCC in order to graduate last school year.
Dr. David Aderhold wrote an op/ed pointing out some troubling decisions the New Jersey Department of Education and State Board of Education have made.
Wendell Steinhauer, president of the New Jersey Education Association, says PARCC is a flawed assessment and should never be a graduation requirement.
Jim O’Neill, the interim superintendent of Livingston Public Schools in New Jersey, defended parents and students who decided to opt-out of PARCC.
Pearson monitoring student social media during PARCC testing for the New Jersey Department of Education fits the definition of Big Brother.
The Christie Administration just hired the Council of Chief State School Officers to help the New Jersey Department of Education develop school turnaround strategies. They are being paid $1.55 million to do this. The project will be two-pronged: First, help with the establishment of the state’s still-evolving Regional Achievement Centers (RACs), the immediate hubs for […]