Monthly Archives: May 2016

If PARCC, Inc., Is the Owner of PARCC Items, Produce the Document Proving It

Originally posted on deutsch29:
In a letter issued around May 12, 2016, to professor Celia Oyler regarding Oyler’s publishing three “live” PARCC items on her blog on May 07, 2016, PARCC, Inc., CEO Laura Slover wrote the following as part of a warning email to Oyler: Parcc, Inc. is the owner of all intellectual property contained in the various PARCC…

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PARCC CEO to Prof Who Posts “Live” Test Items: Reveal Your Informant

Email from PARCC CEO Laura Slover, sent to me and others by Prof. Celia Oyler, who writes at and who published a post referencing three “live” PARCC test items for grade 4: 5/12/16 Dear Professor Oyler: I am writing to respectfully request that you remove all of the material reproduced from the PARCC assessments reproduced […]

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Can @PARCCPlace BAN You From Seeing?

I think the students in our leadership and education policy classes at California State University Sacramento (scholarly and academic purposes) and the readers of Cloaking Inequity (news reporting) will be very interested in this new, ongoing case study where a PARCC, a testing company, is trying to limit the fair use of copyrighted material. Here is a case study that was

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Upcoming Legislative Briefing: New Options for Assessment & Accountability

Looking forward to being back in Austin in two weeks to speak at a Legislative Briefing and discuss community-based accountability. The Texas AFT, Austin Voices for Education and Youth, and Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessment (TAMSA) invite you to an Education Briefing entitled New Options for Assessment and Accountability. Now that Congress has (theoretically) left NCLB test-and-punish mandates behind and the Legislature

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