PARCC, ACT/ACT Aspire
On June 22, 2015, Governor Hutchinson communicated with Johnny Key, State Commissioner of Education, his request for the state’s removal from PARCC by June 30th. This back and forth over student assessment has raised many questions for educators, students, and parents. This brief will review the history behind annual assessments, address the differences between PARCC and ACT/ACT Aspire, and suggest the scores Arkansas’ students would receive if ACT Aspire is administered next school year
McKenzie, Sarah C. and Ritter, Gary W., "Aspire in Arkansas?" (2015). Policy Briefs. 19.