Our continuing coverage of the PARCC testing controversy in New Jersey schools.
High school PARCC tests won't be cut back as much as planned
The state Board of Education endorsed scaling back high school standardized exams from seven to five – but not to three, as the Murphy administration sought.
Education chief: High school PARCC doesn't prep for real world
Lawmakers questioned Gov. Phil Murphy's education officials on changes to how PARCC is used to assess high-school graduates and teachers.
PARCC change vote delayed by NJ State Board of Education
A planned vote was postponed on changes related to standardized PARCC exams that would give students more alternatives to qualify for high-school graduation.
PARCC's long goodbye won't end standardized tests in New Jersey
Meetings and focus groups aimed at developing a new assessment will start in May. But PARCC will still be around next year, and a new test will replace it.
Murphy weighs in on self-serve, PARCC, as Camden beckons
Gov.-elect Phil Murphy revealed how he would like to handle two hot-button issues left over from the tenure of Chris Christie.
NJ students will have to pass this one test to graduate
The controversy over the PARCC test has died down, but the test hasn't gone away. In fact, it's a looming headache for high school freshmen.
Putting PARCC in reverse, NJ lawmakers look to block graduation requirement
Lawmakers took a first step toward blocking New Jersey from requiring high-school students to pass the PARCC to earn a diploma.
State paid $1.4M for untaken tests after opt-out movement
State officials say New Jersey paid $1.4 million for PARCC tests that were never taken during the first year of the exams.
NJ civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging PARCC grad requirements
The lawsuit challenges state graduation regulations that require students to pass the PARCC test in order to obtain a high school diploma.
Should NJ wait for new governor, president before finishing new education plan?
A new blueprint for education in New Jersey is due by spring, though some question whether it wait for the state's next governor.