Find out what the fuss is all about. Take the PARCC yourself.
Parents and the public are fed up with the explosion of high-stakes testing in New Jersey.
But it’s not just the amount of testing that’s the problem. The PARCC itself is a deeply flawed test. It is difficult to navigate, difficult to understand and not age appropriate, according to many adults who have tried to take it.
See for yourself
You can take a PARCC practice test online. Try questions from a few different grade levels and see if you think it is designed to help students succeed, or designed to make sure they fail.