PARCC Year 2 Parent Letter

On behalf of State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith, Ph.D., ISBE’s Public Information Division is sending the attached letter to parents announcing the start of the 2016 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment testing window. Please consider sharing this letter with your local school communities. A copy of the letter will also be posted in the Superintendent’s Corner at

ISBE has also developed two new fact sheets to explain changes to this year’s PARCC assessment administration. They are posted on ISBE’s Hot Topics page at

Newsletter Link: PARCC 2016

Posted Date:3/10/2016