- PARCC in the news for censoring critiques of the test on social media. USA Today reports: Publisher's ultimatum in test leak riles educators
- Alan Singer poses an important question in the Huffington Post: PARCC Gets Parked: What Testing Companies Don't Want Parents to Know
- Fantastic editorial in the Los Angeles Times recapping the failure of philanthropists acting as education experts: Gates Foundation failures show philanthropists shouldn’t be setting America's public school agenda
- And finally, in Florida students who opted out of testing will be held back.Florida School Officials Lose Their Damned Minds Students who opted out of testing could be retained
DEY takes a look at news making noise on social media.