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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

Have you checked out the Model Content Frameworks (MCF) lately? Educators and those developing curricula and instructional materials can use these voluntary resources as a companion to the Common Core State Standards.
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Monday, March 16, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

In case you missed it last fall, The PARCC consortium is developing online training modules to help teachers, school leaders, and testing coordinators understand the new PARCC assessment system and put the high-quality assessments to work for them and their students.
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

More than two million PARCC test sessions have now been completed online in the 11 states and the District of Columbia, which make up the PARCC consortium. The milestone was reached shortly before noon today EST.
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Monday, March 9, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

Congratulations to all of our #PARCCready students, teachers, technology coordinators, principals and others for a great job with a historic first – a multistate mostly online test administration to 5 million students. While Ohio and New Jersey had already started, as well as in smaller numbers in Colorado and Illinois, this was the week when things moved into high gear with the addition of Mississippi, New Mexico, Maryland and the District of Columbia.


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Sunday, March 8, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

As the week begins, more than 1.5 million test sessions have been completed in nine states. Well done students and teachers!
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

The PARCC test has a number of features that students and their teachers will want to be familiar with ahead of when they first take the test.
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

Educators are invited to a webinar to preview a collection of materials about accommodations, accessibility and fairness that were identified and developed by a group of educators from the PARCC states. The webinar will take place Thursday, March 19, from 5 to 6 p.m. ET.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

“How does PARCC make sure reading passages are grade-level appropriate?” It's a question we hear often. We asked Bonnie Hain, PARCC’s director of English language arts content to explain.
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Sunday, March 1, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

On Monday, March 2 at 10 a.m., nearly 125,000 students are testing in seven states. Here's an update for the rest of the week of March 2, 2015.
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
By Parcc Communications Team

All scorers hired by the test vendor to score the PARCC assessment have degrees in mathematics, reading, education, or a related field.
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