The May 2014 article of the Maryland Classroom - a publication of the Maryland State Department of Education - features an article addressing "What You Need to Know about Changes to High School Graduation Assessment Requirements". Maryland is striving to improve education for all students by implementing new, higher standards for student learning, the Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards, and aligned assessments developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC). In school year 2014-15, the PARCC assessments in mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA)/literacy will replace the current State assessments in those subject areas....read more click here.
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