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State to release results of standardized tests

Created: 08/14/2014 4:25 AM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

New York state is about to release the results of the second round of student testing under the Common Core standards on Thursday...
 
Students in grades 3-8 took the math and English tests in April.  It was the second year that the high-stakes tests were based on the more challenging Common Core curriculum that's been adopted by most states.
  
Last year, New York students scored notably lower than in previous years: Less than a third of students were rated proficient in the two subjects. But state education officials cautioned that the poor showing was due more to a higher bar than lower performance.
 
The tests are important because student results are factored in to annual teacher evaluations and can be considered in student placement decisions.





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