We have heard a request for resources specifically around PARCC (Pearson’s Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) and the growing resistance to these new high-stakes tests. We will continue to add information here:
- *NEW* Elementary School Teachers: How PARCC Testing is Affecting Our Classroom; Framingham, Massachusetts.
- Ten reasons to refuse the PARCC test for your child in Maryland
- Sample letter to the community raising PARCC concerns – by Blakely Bundy
- PARCC opt out sign for kids
- Citizens for Public Schools – What We Know: Opting out of PARCC Pilot Tests
- Citizens for Public Schools – PARCC Fact sheets in English and Spanish
- New Jersey parents revolt against new standardized PARCC test
- The 12 Reasons We Oppose the PARCC test from Save Our Schools New Jersey
- Why Our Kids Don’t Like School Anymore: Huffington Post and video by Michael Elliot – a public school parent from Brooklyn, New York.