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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Laura Slover, CEO Parcc Inc.

Speaking with teachers, school leaders, assessment directors, and other educators directly involved in K-12 education, I am always heartened to see the energy around using assessments to inform instruction.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

PARCC will continue its series of monthly twitter office hours next week. In honor of Learning Disabilities Awareness Month, October's topic will be "Access for All" with a focus on PARCC's accommodations and accessibility features.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Dorothy Strickland, Samuel DeWitt Professor of Education, Emerita, at Rutgers University and Senior Research Fellow at NIEER

My participation on the team that developed the K-2 Model Content Frameworks for English Language Arts was intellectually stimulating and enlightening in many ways.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Parcc Communications Team

Sabrina Brown-Robinson, special education curriculum specialist for District of Columbia Schools, stresses the importance of having high expectations for all students including students with disabilities.
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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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