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An award-winning teacher explains why PARCC, Smarter Balanced are the kind of tests students should take

Maryland officials recently released scores from PARCC assessments, which were administered for the first time this spring. The results pulled back the curtain on a tough reality that went unspoken for a long time: When held to levels that reflect what students need to know and be able to do to succeed at high levels […]