NORTH BELLMORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Some parents on Long Island are not allowing their children to take the New York State standardized tests because they say the tests are making their kids sick.
Jeanette Deutermann of North Bellmore told WCBS 880 reporter Sophia Hall that it happened suddenly last year.READ MORE: New NYPD Unit To Patrol Times Square Will Be First Phase In Plan To Spur City's Economic Recovery
He normally happy third grade son became upset, crying at night and not wanting to go to school.
She said she soon discovered it was because of the standardized tests that last two weeks. The tests are for students in third through eighth grades.