PARCC received an $186 million grant through the U.S. Department of Education's Race to the Top assessment competition to support the development and design of the next-generation assessment system.
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Maryland is a Governing State in the PARCC Consortium
Interim Superintendent Bernard Sadusky serves on the Governing Board. Carolyn Wood, Assistant State Superintendent, and Janet Bagsby, Chief of the Planning Branch in the Division of Accountability, Assessment and Data Systems at the Maryland State Department of Education, serve as the K-12 Leads for PARCC in Maryland. Nancy Shapiro, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for the University System of Maryland, coordinates PARCC-related postsecondary engagement activities in the state.