NY Students' Math, English Scores Up Slightly In 2017Math and English scores for students who took New York state standardized tests last spring inched up slightly compared with 2016 scores, education officials announced Tuesday.
Electronic Common Core Testing Hits Snag As Some Long Island Students Get Wrong ExamElectronic testing rolled out this week, for children taking assessment tests was supposed to bring common core into the computer age.
New York Test Scores Show Gains In English, Math ProficiencyFor a second straight year, at least 20 percent of New York students sat out of this year's Common Core tests, but those who took them showed gains in English and to a lesser extent, math.
Officials: NY Standardized Test Scores Won't Be Used To Evaluate TeachersThe decision stems from Governor Andrew Cuomo's Common Core Task Force, which released recommendations on revisions to the state's standardized testing program last week.
Parents Cautiously Optimistic After NY State Task Force Recommends Common Core ChangesThe standards -- assailed as rushed and flawed -- spawned a torrent of protests and a statewide opt-out movement.
Cuomo Calls For 'Total Reboot' Of Common Core StandardsTask force recommendations include shortening the time spent testing students and delaying plans to use the tests to grade teachers.
New York Seeks Feedback On Common Core Learning StandardsTime is running out to take part in New York state's public opinion survey on the Common Core learning standards.
Schools Chancellor Fariña: 'We're Moving In The Right Direction'New York City public schools will be back in session officially Wednesday morning, and CBS2 was demanding answers the day before classes about struggling schools, test score fairness, and more.
Common Core Math, English Proficiency Up Slightly In NYC, StatewideThe state’s third- through eighth-graders – as well as those specifically of New York City – did slightly better on Common Core-aligned math and English assessments than last year.
Christie: Reversal On Common Core Had Nothing To Do With Political AmbitionsThe Common Core controversy in New Jersey has now taken on a political tone.
Gov. Chris Christie Calls For End To Common Core In New JerseyThe likely Republican presidential contender says in remarks for a speech Thursday afternoon at Burlington County College that the national standards have brought confusion and frustration to parents and classrooms.
Long Island High School Principal Quits Over Common Core ReformsA Long Island high school principal is taking her fight against Common Core standards to a new level.
NY State Students Begin Math Portion Of Common Core ExamsAfter seeing thousands of students sit out New York's statewide English assessments last week, school districts are beginning three days of math testing.
Report: Thousands Of Students Opted-Out Of Standardized TestsAmid the controversy over Common Core-aligned tests for public school students, one thing is clear: the opt-out movement is growing.
Parents, Schools Locked In Battle Over Those Opting Out Of Standardized TestsAs thousands of public school students prepare to take standardized tests Tuesday, many parents have decided to have their children “opt out” of the exams.