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Saranac Lake middle school students take the state standardized English language arts test in April 2012 in the school's gymnasium. Photo: Chris Knight via <a href="http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/536408/Parents-opting-kids-out-of-state-tests.html">Adirondack Daily Enterprise</a>
Saranac Lake middle school students take the state standardized English language arts test in April 2012 in the school's gymnasium. Photo: Chris Knight via Adirondack Daily Enterprise

State reports "shocking" drop in student test scores

Test scores for third through eighth graders were released yesterday, and they show a dramatic drop in the number of New York students who received passing grades.
Less than one third of students in the third through eighth grade, around 31 percent, passed the new math and English exams given for the first time this year  Go to full article

Middle-school Math Test Scores Improve

The State's Education Commissioner says that after three years with no improvement, 4th and 8th grade math test scores in New York have gone up. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

NYS English and Math Regents Results

The news is mixed on the results of the Regents English and Math tests taken by New York's high school seniors.  Go to full article

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