VOTE: Do you think the PARCC testing is a good or bad thing for NJ students?
Are kids being too prepared for college? is there such a thing as being overly prepared for life?
There's been a lot of furor over the PARCC testing that your kids will be taking this spring. Many are opposed to the testing that will involved kids in grades 3 -11.
The assessment reportedly measures skills such as critical thinking and problem solving. But are standardized the tests such as the PARCC, the correct way to judge a student? Do kids in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade really know if they want to go to college or what their career path will be?
To see what the assessment is about and learn more about the test itself, just click here.