PARCC

Md. should join other states in shunning PARCC testing

Md. should join other states in shunning PARCC testing

Gov. Larry Hogan could untangle Baltimore County Public Schools officials from their technology quagmire by simply eliminating the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers testing (PARCC) they use to justify their obsession with one-to-one devices.

Shout from the rooftops for all parents, students and taxpayers of Maryland to hear: “PARCC can go and Maryland’s federal funding remains!” And then ask us if we want to continue to invest money, instructional time and technology on PARCC.

Back in 2015, the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) freed Maryland from the PARCC assessment,

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