NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Starting next year, a New York City private school entrance exam for 4- and 5-year-olds may no longer be required.
The group representing the schools announced it will no longer recommend the use of the test.
As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, a fair amount of parental anxiety and expensive prep have been spent on the test known as the ERB.
Lydia Spinelli, director of the Brick Church School on the Upper East Side hailed the decision to get rid of it.
“It’s very, very hard to put a number on a 4-year-old,” she told Diamond.