Sep 30, 2013 — SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Private and parochial schools had just as much trouble with New York's new state tests as public schools did, scores obtained by The Post-Standard of Syracuse show.
Statewide, just 35.7 percent of students in non-public schools who took the third- through eighth-grade English language arts tests last April passed them. That's a big drop from the 61.6 percent who passed the exams in 2012. Go to full article
Sep 12, 2003 — Two high school physics teachers who spoke before the State Board of Regents say if the state physicis exams are not changed, many physics teachers will begin boycotting the tests. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Jun 25, 2003 — The state education commissioner says that high school seniors who failed the Regents math exam can graduate anyway. Commissioner Richard Mills says mistakes were made in a exam that had a failure rate of as high as 90% in some schools. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article