Assembly Ed. Committee Members Grill DOE Staffer Over PARCC Privacy Concerns

By David Cruz, Correspondent

The Assembly’s Education Committee had hoped to hear from Education Commissioner David Hespe today, but it was left to department attorney Patricia Morgan to explain — and defend — the department’s decision to contract with a testing company that monitors the social media accounts of students taking the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, also known as PARCC tests.