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.
The Press of Atlantic City reported last week that very few New Jersey seniors took PARCC in order to graduate last school year.
An interstate test item cooperative may provide states some flexibility for developing assessments, but right now they would Common Core-aligned assessments.
The Baltimore Sun reported over the weekend that students, schools and parents in Maryland found little to celebrate when PARCC scores were released.
Indiana is struggling to replace the current ISTEP assessment by the December 1st deadline imposed by state law, and some are toying with resurrecting PARCC.
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.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie raised the stakes for PARCC on the state’s teachers while at a local middle school he explained why.
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.