In April, Rhode Island decided to dump PARCC. They partnered with Massachusetts to develop their new assessment to be administered in May.
The Rhode Island Department of Education decided to abandon PARCC for Massachusetts hybrid MCAS-PARCC Assessment and the SAT.
Only three in 10 Rhode Island students were considered proficient in science despite adopting the Next Generation Science Standards three years ago.
Rhode Island’s Education Commissioner said no PARCC ELA assessments for 10th and 11th graders, but will still have to take the PARCC math assessment.
A Rhode Island school district had to postpone PARCC testing for two days because of a cyber attack made on two of their schools.
Several school districts in Rhode Island saw 10% opt-out rate with the Burriville School District reporting an opt-out rate of 37%.
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 […]
The Providence Journal reported after Christmas about a new group of parents in Rhode Island who are organizing to oppose the Common Core State Standards in their state. Barrington School Committee member and math teacher, Scott Fuller, created the website for Stop Common Core Rhode Island with a petition that can be signed by Rhode […]