The Rhode Island Department of Education decided to abandon PARCC for Massachusetts hybrid MCAS-PARCC Assessment and the SAT.
Cheri Kiesecker: The College Board, owner of the PSAT and SAT, solicits personal information from each student without parental consent.
Check your school district calendars for SAT administration dates if it is administered in your district and know what is not required in order to take it.
The Press of Atlantic City reported last week that very few New Jersey seniors took PARCC in order to graduate last school year.
Reuters just released an investigative report that does not paint David Coleman, CEO of the College Board, in a very good light after his SAT redesign.
Jane Robbins: If Common Core were what it’s cracked up to be, its proponents should welcome assessments that showcase academic improvements.
The Classic Learning Test provides a college entrance exam that is a better measurement for students who have rejected the Common Core State Standards.
Jane Robbins: Since Common Core architect David Coleman took over as president of the College Board, the scandals or at least embarrassments have come fast and furious.
After Illinois dropped PARCC for high school students Chicagoland mom who goes by “MBA Mom” at Chicago Now asks why not for Grades 3-8 as well?
The Illinois State Board of Education decided that high school students will not have to take the PARCC assessment, they will have to take the SAT instead.