Now that PARCC testing has begun in several states, the opt-out movement is gaining traction in political circles, even in states like Maryland.
We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the format of math questions on the online version of the PARCC tests (video).
I created a short video to help students and teachers prepare for the online versions of tests from PARCC, which will be given next spring in IL and Md.
Some Md. schools worry they won’t be able to complete all the testing for PARCC this spring because resource limitations.
Schools should already be preparing for online testing this spring. Whatever your politics behind these tests may be, here’s a checklist to help with preparation.
There’s a lawsuit in Louisiana over whether the state board, the governor, or the simple rule of law has dominion. It keeps getting better.
Field tests began today for PARCC, aligned to the Common Core, and challenging kids not only with finding the answers but with defending them.
Georgia has dropped out of a major testing consortium, and other states are considering the idea, due primarily to the increased costs they would incur and to technology concerns.