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Guide to the New PARCC Assessment (For Parents)


Thursday, August 14, 2014

The District of Columbia public and public charter schools are switching to the Partnership for Assessments of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test for school year 2014-15. This new test replaces the DC Comprehensive Assessment System (DC CAS) exam in math, reading, and writing. The new test will be challenging, provide helpful measures of student growth, and is one of the ways that the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent (OSSE) will work to ensure that every student graduates from high school ready for college or a career.

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