We are thankful to have received handouts and resources from the George B. Thomas Sr. Learning Academy Saturday School parent workshop sessions on PARCC.  (Our very own Abby Jacobs, K Teacher, was a presenter of this information.) 



 -The power point presentation in English and Spanish 

- The MCPS PARCC Assessments Overview (that has Graduation Requirements on the back) English and Spanish 

- The National PTA Parents Guide to NEW Assessments in Maryland English and Spanish (this document has the two sample questions (pg. 4)

- The new MSDE "FAQs for Parents" document



Please keep in mind, this is a new assessment, mandated by State of Maryland in compliance with federal law.   Results will not be available until December 2015 and are considered baseline data.