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Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

September 19, 2018

TRENTON, NJ — Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on September 17 to ...

State Board of Education Postpones Vote on PARCC Rollbacks

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey education commissioner withdrew a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before the state Board of Education was set to vote on the plan yesterday, September 12.

The decision by Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet to pull the vote was a blow to Gov. Phil Murphy, who campaigned on ...

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