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Nation's Report Card on High School Students Shows Flat Performance

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Education leaders used the stagnating scores to sound an alarm for improving academics and closing the achievement gap. 

 

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Schoolbook

City Scores on National Tests Stay Flat

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

There was no significant difference in New York City's 2013 scores on national math and reading tests compared to two years ago when the exams were last administered. City officials pointed to New York's strong performance compared to other large urban districts while noting that its rate of growth has slowed. 

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Report: Recent School Gains are Overblown

Thursday, April 18, 2013

WNYC

A new report criticizes what it calls "market-oriented education reforms" in New York City, Chicago and Washington, DC. The authors claim gains were overstated while some successful strategies were not replicated often enough. The D.O.E. dismissed the study, saying "never before in New York City history have families had access to so many great schools."

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Report Finds Student Performance on State Exams Remains Consistent

Thursday, July 12, 2012

An independent analysis of individual student achievement on state English exams found that a majority of New York City's public school children are not improving, but rather are holding steady from grade to grade.

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Schoolbook

One Year's Flat Test Results Do Not Negate System's Progress

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

In an opinion post, an advocate for school reform says critics who seize on new national data assessing New York City school performance as proof of failed mayoral policies are not looking at how much has improved since 2002.

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Federal Test Scores Show Dips by City Students

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Students in fourth and eighth grade at New York City schools scored slightly lower on federal math tests this year compared with 2009, according to scores released Wednesday morning, even as the scores of their counterparts in other big cities inched upward. But since 2003, city students have made significant strides.

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Scores Stagnate in NYC on National Tests

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

New York City's public school students showed no significant gains on national exams in math and reading this year, despite showing gains in previous years.

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