On Sept. 12, 2018, Tap Into Newark published an article by Rebecca Panico on a state board vote to decide the fate of PARCC exams in New Jersey. The article cited JerseyCAN:
Other longtime education watchers agreed.
“Our education system must continue to innovate and that includes assessments,” said Patricia Morgan, executive director of JerseyCAN, a statewide education advocacy group. Morgan said she believed there was room for improvement, but echoed the need to ensure equity.
“The proposed changes went too far and would have reduced the collection of important data that is critical to improving student outcomes and preparing students for college and the workforce,” Morgan said.