MSDE answers questions about PARCC

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msde logowithoutborderFamiliar with the term PARCC? Are you confused what it means and how it will impact your student? Are you wondering what Maryland’s role is? The Maryland State Department of Education just released these answers to frequently asked questions about Maryland’s role as fiscal agent for the PARCC Assessment Consortium.

Maryland schools will field test new assessments from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) this spring. The new PARCC tests will be aligned with the Maryland College- and Career-Ready Standards that began full implementation across the state this past fall.