Tag: testing

Christie can’t afford to ignore PARCC spying scandal

By Alyssa Lafage | The Save Jersey Blog There has been steadily growing concern about the impact PARCC testing will have on education in New Jersey, Save Jerseyans. Local groups such as the Concerned Citizens of New Jersey have been Read More

N.J. GOP Assemblyman demands PARCC spying investigation

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog At least one Republican is demanding answers after it was revealed that Pearson and the New Jersey Department of Education were monitoring students’ social media activity during the Assessment of Readiness for College Read More

Ledger snubs former reporter’s viral PARCC story

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s funny what passes for news these days, Save Jerseyans. Right now, as of this writing, the top story on NJ.com concerns a man whose family vacation was allegedly ruined by a Read More

SHOCK CLAIM: Allegation of NJDOE/Pearson monitoring PARCC test takers’ social media activity goes viral

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Wow if true, Save Jerseyans.  The explanatory article is here but the website is experiencing capacity problems. Understandably! For those who don’t know, FYI, Bob Braun is decidedly-left wing former Star-Ledger education reporter and Read More

Christie walking back support for Common Core?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie’s decision to reevaluate PARCC testing is nothing new, Save Jerseyans, but his rhetoric where the inextricably-linked Common Core issue is concerned has definitely changed.  In case you missed it, Read More

Guv Promises New PARCC Approach

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Both sides of the aisle have big problems with Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing, Save Jerseyans, so during an under-reported exchange at last week’s town hall meeting in Haddon Heights, Read More

Assembly Puts Brakes On Common Core

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If I told you that the Democrat-dominated New Jersey Assembly voted 72-4 this week to slow down the pace of Common Core State Standards implementation, Save Jerseyans, you’d probably feel the urge to get your eyes checked. But Read More