A math and language arts test has been causing controversy in the state of New Jersey, with some parents refusing to allow their kids even to take the exam.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey conducted an exercise Saturday to better prepare the city’s emergency responders in case tragedy strikes.
Real-world problems, more “focused” topics, and the elimination of “obscure vocabulary” are among the features of the revamped SAT for college admissions, which will be rolled out in 2016.
The protest was held outside P.S. 321 in Park Slope after hundreds of third, fourth and fifth grade students took the English language arts assessments this week.
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The national NAEP scores released last month showed that just over one-third of all public school students were proficient in reading. In math, 40 percent of the fourth-graders and 35 percent of the eighth-graders had reached that level.
The Port Authority will conduct a routine test of emergency systems at the New Jersey Marine Terminals in Newark and Elizabeth between noon and 2 p.m. Friday.
The exam has been subject to judicial oversight since it was determined past exams had been unfair to minority candidates.
Jerricho Cotchery and Damien Woody would be recovering and working at their team’s facilities had there been no lockout. They normally would be fighting the itch to rush back and join their teammates for minicamps and the like. This year, they might be benefiting from the work stoppage.
New Jersey is the first state to require hospitals to check newborns for congenital heart defects. Gov. Chris Christie signed the measure into law, requiring hospitals to perform a test which determines the amount of oxygen in the blood before a newborn is discharged.
The 172 sirens that dot four counties around the Indian Point nuclear power plants will be wailing away Wednesday.
Judge Nicholas Garaufis said his permanent injunction would be lifted if the city agreed to court-proposed hiring methods.
New York City won’t hire any rookie firefighters until a new entry exam is created to replace one that a judge has declared discriminatory.