"The new tests for math and language arts are being developed by a 22-state, federally-funded consortium known as PARCC, or the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. The tests are supposed to reflect what students must learn by each grade according to a new set of voluntary national standards called the Common Core. These standards, put in place this year, aim to be more coherent, clear and rigorous than many states had before."
Get ready to upgrade the computers and tablets that the school systems are using. I know that money will come from us, the NJ Taxpayers.