Getting rid of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness (PARCC) has been a long time coming. Let this not be the end to ridding ourselves, our schools and our children of everything remotely connected to Common Core.
Truth in American Education by Shane Vander Hart
Newly minted New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham ordered the state’s department of education to stop using PARCC.
KOB Channel 4 reports:
Lujan Grisham, in an executive order, called on the department to immediately begin working with key stakeholders to identify and implement a more effective, more appropriate and less intrusive method for assessing school performance that is compliant with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
The development of this alternative approach, intended to deliver a sounder methodology for the rating and assessments of New Mexico schools, will include teachers, administrators, parents, students and recognized professionals and experts in the field of student assessments[…]
H/t Liberty Speaks.
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