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Award of PARCC Contract to Pearson Can Be Reviewed, Judge Rules

Not long ago, Education Week reported that the American Institutes for Research was protesting the award of a big common-core testing contract to Pearson by PARCC, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. You might recall that AIR's protest hadn't been heard because New Mexico, the awarding state, contended it wasn't filed on time.

There is news in that dispute today, and it's in AIR's favor. As my colleague Sean Cavanagh reports for you over at the Marketplace K-12 blog, a New Mexico judge has ruled that AIR complied with the filing rules. This ruling halts work on the contract until the Washington-based testmaker's protest can be heard, Sean reports.

He has far more detail for you about this important contract in his blog post. Check it out.

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