Florida, Kentucky, and New Jersey are seeking a testing waiver from the U.S. Department of Education under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
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.
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 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.
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.
The New Jersey Board of Education just voted to require high school students to pass the PARCC Algebra I exam and 10th Grade English exam to graduate.
Wendell Steinhauer, president of the New Jersey Education Association, says PARCC is a flawed assessment and should never be a graduation requirement.
The East Brunswick Public Schools Board of Education passed a resolution opposing PARCC as a graduation requirement for New Jersey students.