The commission has yet to tackle to most controversial issues, such as Common Core, the PARCC exams and the use of student data. However, it has identified each of those as key topics it will discuss and make recommendations on in its final report, due July 31, Hespe said.
A growing number of schools are canceling traditional exams to regain instructional time they say is being lost to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, the state's new standardized assessment to be administered this spring.
"The whole educational & professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, & who think for themselves, & who don't know how to be submissive, & so on--because they're dysfunctional to the institutions.' ~ Noam Chomsky" -Collectively Conscious pass on: "The Seven Sins Of Our System Of Forced Education"