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PARCC - Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers


The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is the new state assessment and accountability measure for Illinois students enrolled in a public school district. PARCC assesses the New Illinois Learning Standards Incorporating the Common Core and will be administered to students in English Language Arts and mathematics.

PARCC assessments in English Language Arts and mathematics will be administered to all students in grades 3-8, according to their current grade level. At the high school level, students enrolled in English III will be assessed in English Language Arts, students enrolled in Algebra II / Math III will be assessed in mathematics, and students enrolled in both English III and Algebra II / Math III will be assessed in English Language Arts and mathematics, regardless of grade level.

For more information, please visit www.parcconline.org.

 Announcements  (10/21/14) new

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 Illinois Educator Leader Cadre (ELC) new

  • The Illinois Educator Leader Cadre (ELC) is a network of educators who assist the state board staff in building awareness and understanding of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the PARCC assessments. This group of professionals was chosen through an application process as part of the services offered by the PARCC consortium. Over the last two years members have received additional training on the CCSS and PARCC. The ELC members are working together to build understanding through newsletters, workshops and presentations. These educators have presented both locally and statewide.

    To find an ELC member in your region, please download the statewide map below.
  • ELC Member Statewide Map PDF format (Updated 9/25/14) updated

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 Resources and Documents  (9/25/14) new

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 Presentations and Webinars (10/20/14) new

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