Today's Newsletter: A Messy Start For PARCC Testing

It’s go time. PARCC testing has begin in earnest and much like the weather in many parts of the country, local reports describe a mess. details difficulties in New Jersey and Ohio with run of the mill issues like log-on and password complaints. Some educators like Peggy Robertson are outright refusing to participate on philosophical grounds. And parents are also choosing to opt-out. The news is not all bad however. Superintendents in Oklahoma report that aside from expected initial glitches, testing has gone well. How has it been going for you? —Kevin Hogan, Content Director