MCAS vs. PARCC: Dead-heat in predicting college readiness

Study finds two tests equally good at gauging whether students are prepared for higher ed

THE MOST CONCRETE evidence state officials will have available in deciding whether to switch to the new PARCC test or to stay with MCAS turns out to be little help in answering the question of which test is a better measure of readiness for college. The PARCC test was developed as a “next generation” assessment(...)

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