More Cracks in the Core: Massachusetts Halts Common Core Implementation

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Nov 22, 2013 9:44 AM
This week, the Massachusetts Board of Education voted to slow the transition to Common Core. The board decided to delay implementation for two years while it compares the Common Core aligned Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) tests to their existing—and widely praised—Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam.