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Georgia The Latest State To Back Out Of K-12 PARCC Tests

by Susanna Capelouto
Jul 25, 2013 (All Things Considered) — This week, Georgia announced it is withdrawing from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness in College and Career (PARCC), one of two consortia developing standardized tests for the Common Core. The Core is the set of national K-12 education standards in math and English language arts that has been adopted by 46 states. Georgia officials say the cost of the tests is too high and many schools don't have the computer technology the tests would require.

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