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Mayor Bowser to Announce 2018 PARCC Results, Cut the Ribbon on Bancroft Elementary

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Today, Thursday, August 16, at 5 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will announce the District of Columbia’s 2018 results from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Following the announcement, the Mayor will cut the ribbon on the newly modernized Bancroft Elementary School at 6 pm.

The PARCC assessment measures progress on the Common Core State Standards and provides information about whether students are on track to be academically ready for college and career pathways. The District of Columbia public and public charter schools began participating in the PARCC in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics in grades 3-8 and high school in the 2014-15 school year, in place of the DC Comprehensive Assessment System (DC CAS) exam.

Who:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Councilmember Brianne Nadeau, Ward 1
Ahnna Smith, Interim Deputy Mayor, Deputy Mayor for Education
Hanseul Kang, Superintendent, Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Dr. Amanda Alexander, Interim Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
Scott Pearson, Executive Director, DC Public Charter School Board
Arthur Mola, Principal, Bancroft Elementary School

When:
Thursday, August 16, at 5 pm
PARCC Announcement – 5 pm
Bancroft Elementary Ribbon Cutting – 6 pm.

Where:
Bancroft Elementary School
1755 Newton Street, NW
*Closest Metros: Columbia Heights Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).