MASTERs Plus Debates: Is Spying on Kids OK?

by Zena Smith In our last blog post, we discussed the newly developed PARCC assessment. We talked about what it is, why it was created, and how it will affect your student in the classroom. What we didn’t discuss was how PARCC might affect your student out of the classroom. PARCC has been making headlines these […]

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Get to Know the PARCC Assessment

by Zena Smith Did you know that Illinois (along with several other states) recently overhauled its standardized testing procedures? That’s right. The ISAT of old out, and it’s been replaced in 2015 by a new yearly exam called the PARCC Assessment. Sound familiar? Maybe not! As hard as they sometimes try, our schools don’t always succeed in keeping parents […]

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