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Illinois musicians against Common Core

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ISBE asks for ten percent more, asks to funds PARCC beyond a year

Greg Bishop at Inn Radio reported the following: PARCC takes center stage during appropriations committee Meanwhile the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, standardized test came up. A committee member says the cost of providing … Continue reading

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Normal IL: NCHS students protest controversial PARCC test #stopcommoncore #ccss

Pantagraph.com, NORMAL — Normal Community High School students showed what they think of standardized testing in dramatic fashion Friday morning. More than 100 students “walked out” by refusing to go to first-hour classes; marching from the NCHS entrance to the opposite … Continue reading

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230,000 CPS STUDENTS PREPARE TO TAKE PARCC EXAM DESPITE CONTROVERSY #stopcommoncore #ccss

ABC 7 News - CHICAGO (WLS) — Next week, more than 230,000 eligible Chicago Public Schools students will take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC exams. “We’re pleased that CPS is going to give … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: IL Legislators will hear testimony on controversial school testing requirements #stopcommoncore #ccss

The Caucus Blog - The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is the new state assessment and accountability measure for Illinois students enrolled in a public school district. PARCC assesses the New Illinois Learning Standards incorporating Common Core and … Continue reading

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IL PARCC Myths Busted #stopcommoncore #ccss

Know the truth about opting out of the PARCC test.   Source:   Raise Your Hand for Illinois Public Education Myths and Facts about PARCC in Illinois MYTH: States and districts will lose Title I Funding for our schools because of … Continue reading

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The Blast Radius of Proposed New “No Child Left Behind” Bill

ACTION ALERT: Read information below then contact senators! People who care about the security and defense of this country need to contact: Rep. John Kline DC: (202) 225-2271 MN: (952) 808-1213) Website: http://kline.house.gov/contact/ and Sen. Lamar Alexander DC: (202) 224-4944 TN: … Continue reading

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