Governor Chris Christie has signed two bills that are related to PARCC/high stakes assessments in his state that passed the New Jersey Legislature.
It is clear that the Star-Ledger editorial board cares more about the data mining of children in the state of New Jersey than they do the rights of parents.
The Common Core Review Committee that Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) ordered has begun it’s work. With the state keeping PARCC all we can expect is a rebrand.
New Jersey’s Education Commissioner David Hespe is expected on Wednesday to outline a plan on how New Jersey will replace Common Core.
David Sciarra at the Education Law Center suggests that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie dumping Common Core while keeping PARCC is unconstitutional.
It is hard to see New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s statement he wants to get rid of Common Core as anything other than political theater.
Jim O’Neill, the interim superintendent of Livingston Public Schools in New Jersey, defended parents and students who decided to opt-out of PARCC.
An elementary school in Lake Hopatong, NJ was selected to administer a PARCC diagnostic field test to its 2nd graders the school’s principal told parents.
Based on numbers collected by NJEA, PARCC refusals in New Jersey appear to have topped 40,000 so far and they say more numbers are coming in daily.
Pearson monitoring student social media during PARCC testing for the New Jersey Department of Education fits the definition of Big Brother.