Ridgefield Public Schools
    P2622Student Assessment Policy (pending BoE approval on February 26, 2015)
    R2622Student Assessment Regulation (will sit under new policy)
    Grades 3, 4, & 5    Grades 6, 7, 8
    Slocum Skewes Memos
    Grades 9-11
    RMHS Memos
    PARCC Parent Information Night
    PowerPoint presentation given by the Ridgefield Public Schools Curriculum Department on January 14, 2015
    PARCC Website 
    PARCC Homepage
    This link will take you to the PARCC landing page, from which you can access information and resources to learn more about the upcoming tests or sign up to receive updates to your personal email 
    Expanding Access - Accessibility FeaturesA parents' guide to accessibility features for all students and accommodations in PARCC assessments
    Life Cycle of a Test ItemPARCC webpage explaining the process of developing test questions
    PARCC Website Parent Resources
    PARCC webpage providing links to the various resources that have been created for parents 
    PARCC Practice Tests
    Pearson Education webpage providing practice tests in mathematics and language arts for every grade level
    PARCC Test Sample Item and Task Prototypes
    PARCC webpage containing prototypes that illustrate the kinds of items that will be on the new tests
    PARCC Fact Sheet
    A parent resource on the PARCC website that explains the what, when and why of PARCC testing 
    New Jersey Department of Education
    NJDOE Common Core and PARCC PresentationsThe following videos and resources are adapted from statewide presentations and professional development sessions explaining the instructional shifts necessary to implement the new standards and assessments and drive student achievement.
    The Future of Common Core
    The Redesigned SATThis PPT presentation covers such areas as The College Board Readiness and Success System, Key Changes to he SAT, and Current and Redesigned Sample Items.  Note the similarities too PARCC. 
    Directives and Assurances
    Commissioner of Education Memo re: ParticipationStudent Participation in the Statewide Assessment Program memo sent to school districts on October 30, 2014
    Use of Student Data Information Letter
    Letter from PARCC Consortium to US Dept. of Education Secretary re: use of student data
    Educational Organizations / Partners
    NJ School Boards Association PARCC Administration FAQAs a service to local school districts, NJSBA offers the following responses to frequently asked questions about the school board’s responsibility as it relates to the administration of PARCC
    PARCC Assessment Resources from New Jersey PTA
    A compilation of resources compiled by NJPTA, in collaboration with other NJ education organizations, to address concerns and help parents and their children best navigate the transition to PARCC
    NJPSA's FEA Resource PagePARCC: Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers resources assembled by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association: Foundation for Educational Administration
    PARCC Testing Time Spans
    Updated test session time spans for PARCC Spring 2015