Educators Question Rollout of Common Core Math Standards

‘More unknowns than knowns’ says one superintendent

Posted: January 28, 2013 at 5 a.m.

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At A Glance

What Is PARCC?

The assessment for Algebra II is in development by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. The partnership is a consortium of 23 states plus the U.S. Virgin Islands to develop a common set of K-12 assessments in English and math. The assessments will build a pathway to college and career readiness by the end of high school, mark students’ progress toward that goal starting in third grade, provide teachers with timely information for instruction and provide student support. The assessments will be ready for states to administer during the 2014-15 school year.


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