Tag: Standardized Tests

Op-Ed: PARCC Matters, For All The Wrong Reasons

There is growing opposition across our state and across the country against the new Common Core standards and PARCC testing that will be administered...

Learn About The Common Core

A group of parents from Verona and neighboring towns are holding an educational event on the Common Core State Standards Initiative on Saturday, February...

Learn About The Common Core

NJSpotlight.com, a Web site that reports on politics, education and healthcare issues in New Jersey, is holding a free Webinar on the Common Core...

Christie Compromises On PARCC Tests

Gov. Chris Christie backed off slightly yesterday on New Jersey’s plan to implement the PARCC, a new high-stakes standardized test that could take up...

In Praise Of Verona’s Teachers

Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week. And I DO appreciate teachers! Where would we be without them?This week, at least in our school, there...

Op-Ed: Fight Back Against High Risk Standardized Testing

We stand at the crossroads of one of the most important bastions of democracy--public education. There is a calculated and lucrative attack on our...
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