There are many, many breaking stories on Common Core and PARCC testing from MA and around the country since my last blog a little more than two weeks ago.
Here are two stories that should be of interest to anyone interested in this topic.
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is due to release details (6/16/14) of exactly what entities will be allowed to receive and evaluate data on individual students. This was forced upon them by a request through the Freedom of Information Act. They may release a list or they may explain why they need more time, but we should have some official response by tonight’s meeting. Shouldn’t parents be allowed to at least know exactly what kinds of data are being collected and where these data are being sent?....
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