Governing Board of PARCC to Hold Open Call Feb. 16 Previewing Soon-to-be-Released Request for Information (RFI)

WASHINGTON – The Governing Board of PARCC today released details of a conference call to be held on Tuesday, February 16. The open forum will provide interested parties and media with a preview of a Request for Information (RFI), which the Governing Board intends to make public on or before February 22, 2016.

Last week, the state education leaders who make up the Governing Board of PARCC voted to continue the process of preparing for the long-term future of state assessments and expanding access to high quality test content to all states, while maintaining quality and comparability — the ultimate goal of which is to give parents and educators information on what works to help all kids reach their potential. This Open Forum is the next step in this process.

Who:  The PARCC Governing Board Executive Committee

  • Hanna Skandera, New Mexico Secretary of Education
  • Hanseul Kang, State Superintendent for the District of Columbia
  • Tony Smith, State Superintendent for Illinois
  • Ken Wagner, Rhode Island Commissioner for Education

What: Open Forum Tele-conference

When: Tuesday, February 16 at 10:30 a.m. ET

Where: Call-in No.: 866 952 7532; Reference: “Open Forum”

RSVP: Erin Hughes, DCI Group: ehughes@dcigroup.com or 202-572-6228

Governing Board of PARCC to Hold Open Call Feb. 16 Previewing Soon-to-be-Released Request for Information (RFI)