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Monday, December 1, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

Here are some of the things that the PARCC states are working on this December:
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Sunday, November 30, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

More than 30,000 high school students will be the first to take the PARCC assessments this week. PARCC assessments will be administered to about 5 million students in spring 2015. More than 1 million students participated in a field test of the PARCC assessments last spring.
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

PARCC Field Test: Lessons Learned, a report released today, shows that the spring 2014 field test of the PARCC assessments went well, that PARCC states used feedback to make adjustments and improvements, and that the testing experience for students was largely positive — for example, they were successful with keyboarding, understood directions, and found the computer-based tests engaging.
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Sunday, November 23, 2014
By Laura Slover, CEO Parcc Inc.

Last week Fordham announced it will be doing study of the PARCC assessments and two others for their alignment to the Common Core standards.
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

[Update, 8/2/16: The Fifth Edition is now available, and may be accessed here.]

The PARCC Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual (Third edition) is now available.
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
By Laura Slover, CEO Parcc Inc.

With all of the preparation for the spring 2015 administration of the PARCC summative assessments, it’s easy to forget that PARCC will actually make its debut in just a few weeks.
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

PARCC continued its series of monthly twitter office hours last week with a focus on PARCC's accommodations and accessibility features in honor of Learning Disabilities Awareness Month.
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

Here are some of the things that the PARCC states are working on in November 2014:
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Colorado Department of Education

The Colorado Department of Education recently released talking points that teachers can use in conversations with parents about the new state tests.
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

Twenty-five school and district leaders from nine states met this month to collaborate on creating draft testing schedules for schools for the spring 2015 test administration.
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