PARCC – District and School PARCC results have been made public in recent weeks and individual families should have received a one page summary of last year’s PARCC results.  Please click on the following link for a more detailed overview of the PARCC results and what it means for Newton Schools:  [ ]

Also, the Massachusetts Board of Education has recently voted to adopt recommendations made by Mitchell Chester, who has suggested that Massachusetts develop a new standardized test that will blend elements of MCAS and PARCC.  While we will take PARCC again this spring, the new test will be implemented next year.  Here’s a recent article in the NY Times talking about the shift: