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Not a Walk in the PARCC Night-February 4


The Morris Council of Education Associations in collaboration with Florham Park Cares About Schools is proud to present It’s Not a Walk in the PARCC Night, a special information session about the upcoming PARCC assessment that will be administered to public school students.

It’s Not a Walk in the PARCC Night is free of charge and will take place Wednesday, February 4 at 6:30 in the Chase Auditorium at the Madison Public Library.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the online PARCC assessment and get a closer look at what students will be experiencing. As the PARCC is a computer-based assessment, attendees are encouraged to being a Wi-Fi enabled laptop or tablet to the event. Smartphones are not recommended to use for the demonstration.

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The event will also feature a Q. and A. about high-stakes testing with educational policy experts:

Dr. Michelle Fine, Professor of Psychology at CUNY Graduate Center

Stan Karp, Director of the Secondary Reform Project for New Jersey’s Education Law Center

Dr. Christopher Tienken, Professor of Education Administration at Seton Hall University

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