TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New Jersey education officials say the state will start using a new test as an option for high school students to graduates starting in 2016.
But the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, test will not be students’ only option.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccinations Suspended Across Tri-State As Federal Health Officials Investigate Rare Blood Clots
They could also graduate high school by hitting a minimum score on the SAT or ACT college admissions exam or submit a portfolio instead.Demonstration Protesting Shooting Death Of Daunte Wright Briefly Shuts Down Brooklyn Bridge
But acting Education Commissioner David Hespe says the state is not going back on its word because students will have alternate ways to prove what they have learned in high school.
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