The selling points of PARCC are that it’s “tied to Common Core,” features more open-ended answers, and, MOST EXCITING OF ALL, is on this newfangled contraption called “a computer. ” Wow. I don’t understand it all, because it’s truly state-of-the-art thinking at its best. Mind blowing stuff. Christopher Guest as Nigel Tufnil in Rob Reiner’s 1984 “Spinal Tap” explains it all to us in language anyone can understand:
So, see…it’s better. Better enough to have this be only Day 19 and we haven’t even got to the 7th Grade Science SBA “Retro Standardized Test Jersey Day.” ♫Seems like….old times♫ (oh yeah, “Annie Hall,” better get ready to put that in the Film Festival…maybe Day XXXIII or Day LXIV).