The PARCC consortium gave its first round of Common Core tests in December 2014. Education Week’s Catherine Gewertz weighs in on the controversy surrounding the PARCC testing measures, and its implications for the future of education assessment. As Gewertz reports, “the first common-core tests designed collaboratively by a group of states are making their debut this month, with 30,000 middle and high school students sitting for exams in mathematics and English/language arts.”

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