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BOE Candidates Question 5: Standardized Testing

There have been many standardized tests in Verona over the years, but none has generated as much enmity as the PARCC, the high-stakes test...

The Tests Our Kids Really Need

In our district, spring time doesn't mean warm weather, flowers blooming and the excitement that builds as we get closer to summer (and summer...

‘Twas the Night Before PARCC

I dedicate this poem to all of the inspiring teachers I am proud to work with at H.B.W. 'Twas the night before PARCC, when all...

Board Of Ed Hears Objections To PARCC

Verona, like every other public school district in New Jersey, has been preparing for the debut of a new state-mandated standardized test this spring....

Verona High School Drops Midterms

Verona High School will not administer midterm exams any more, in part because of a new standardized test that is coming to Verona. The PARCC,...