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Monday, October 13, 2014
By Laura Slover, CEO, Parcc Inc.

We talk a lot about the importance of assessments that measure if students are on track for success academically and in college and careers. What we don't do often enough is add the word "all" before "students."
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Tim Farquer, Superintendent/Curriculum Director, Williamsfield Schools

This week, Tim Farquer, a superintendent and curriculum director from Illinois, and PARCC Educator Leader Cadre member, explains how implementing the PARCC assessment system "gives time back to kids."


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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

Here are some of the things that the PARCC states are working on in October 2014:
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

Following the success of last year's Twitter Town Hall series, the PARCC states launched monthly "office hours" September 22, 2014.
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

The University of Cincinnati held a workshop Saturday, Sept. 20 for professors and educators to learn about Ohio's New Learning Standards in ELA and math, which incorporate the Common Core State Standards.
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

At a meeting in Baltimore last month, teachers and other educators from the PARCC states began the exciting work of developing tools that will help teachers implement the speaking and listening standards in their own classrooms.
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

The PARCC consortium is sharing information that school districts and schools need as they prepare for the spring 2015 administration of the PARCC assessments, including the amount of time they should schedule for each test session, estimated release dates for test manuals and technology guidelines, student registration dates, and when to expect the next round of practice tests. 
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Friday, September 19, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

Based on results from the student survey from the spring 2014 field test, and what we have been told by test administrators and other field test observers, students found the assessments more engaging and said they had a generally positive experience with the field test.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

Based on results from the student survey from the spring 2014 field test, and what we have been told by test administrators and other field test observers, students found the assessments more engaging and said they had a generally positive experience with the field test.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By Laura Slover, CEO Parcc Inc.

It has been a busy two weeks for the PARCC states. In addition to the usual flurry of back-to-school activity, states are busy preparing the information schools and school districts need now to get ready for the spring 2015 assessment (and, for a small group, the high school fall block assessments).
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