State Board of Education Approved the PARCC Exam as a Requirement for High School Graduation Download

Download October 2nd, 2016

PARCC testing when introduced in New Jersey two years ago met with strong opposition in some districts and opt out movements across the state. 

This summer the State Board of Education approved the PARCC exam as New Jersey’s new high school graduation assessment.  Had the new requirement been in effect this year more than 50-percent of graduates would have been at risk of getting their diploma.

On @ Central Jersey Maggie Glynn talks with Jessica Levin and Monete Johnson from the non-profit Education Law Center about the new requirement and the proposed changes to the New Jersey school funding plan.

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