On Sept. 17, 2018, the blog Tap Into Newark published an article by George Woolston on PARCC, a statewide move to phase out the exam and where New Jersey lawmakers land on the decision. The article mentioned JerseyCAN Executive Director Patricia Morgan:

But not everyone agrees. Education groups JerseyCAN and Better Education for Kids are concerned that the proposed changes “rob parents of a critical tool that can help them measure their children’s academic performance as compared to their peers.”

They also cautioned that “eliminating tests without already having a high-quality objective tool to assess students’ college and career readiness in place is a piecemeal approach that will lead to confusion in the field.”

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