Policy Documents

More Cracks in the Core: Massachusetts Halts Common Core Implementation

Brittany Corona –
November 22, 2013

In this post at the Foundry, Brittany Corona notes that the Massachusetts Board of Education has voted to slow the transition to Common Core. The board decided to delay implementation for two years while it compares the Common Core aligned Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) tests to their existing—and widely praised—Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam.