PARCC in Massachusetts

One teacher's attempt to connect with other educators across Massachusetts and beyond and provide relevant, up-to-date, and sometime helpful information on next generation assessments, common core state standards implementation, and college and career ready initiatives

Commissioner Chester on the PARCC Field Test

Please find the link to the video of Commissioner Chester discussing the upcoming PARCC Field Test below and a link to a blog post explaining the context of this video.

Massachusetts PARCC Trial

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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester recently posted a video discussing the upcoming PARCC Field Test.

The Massachusetts DESE has posted more details and an extensive list of tools and resources on their website.

From the DESE website:

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a multi-state consortium working together to develop a common set of K-12 assessments in English and math anchored in what it takes to be ready for college and careers. These new K-12 assessments will build a pathway to college and career readiness by the end of high school, mark students’ progress toward this goal beginning in grade 3, and provide teachers with timely information to inform instruction and provide student support. The PARCC assessments will be ready for states to administer during the 2014-15 school year.

PARCC states have committed to building a K-12 assessment system…

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