Sunday, November 13, 2016

Update: PARCC in IL

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Updates and resources about PARCC in Illinois

  • Number of units and unit times are same as 2015-2016
  • PARCC Test Window = 30 consecutive school days within the state window of March 6-April 26, 2017
  • Grades 3-8 only - NO Fall Block administration
  • All online unless IEP/504 accommodations are in place
  • Practice site may be available as early as next week
  • Manuals are now available for your reading pleasure at
  • ISBE’s PARCC Place includes information for parents, students and educators

    PLEASE NOTE: PARCC is a required assessment in Illinois. There is no "opt-out" clause that schools can observe because the test is not optional - it is required by law in the State of Illinois. District #205 teachers and administration will comply with the law and follow all requirements set forth by the Illinois State Board of Education. Questions or comments should be directed to the Illinois State Board of Education

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