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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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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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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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Poor Students Improving in Math and Reading, Report Card Shows

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Buried in the reading and math results released in the report of the National Assessment of Educational Progress was a glimmer of good news for New York City: Poor students did less poorly in math and reading than they did in 2003, and the achievement gap for blacks also appeared to shrink slightly in the city.

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Recess Has Some New Competition

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Jump rope, freeze tag and the jungle gym, once staples of lunchtime play, are being squeezed out at some of the city’s highest-rated public elementary schools, where recess is now being viewed as prime time for enrichment classes.

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On National Test, New York Declines in Math

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

UPDATED: Average math scores for New York fourth graders fell by three points on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as the Nation's Report Card. New York was the only state in the country in which the scores declined. State officials and others reacted to the news.

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Success Academy Charter Battle, Take Two

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Eva S. Moskowitz is deep into another battle, this time in Brooklyn where she is trying to start one of her Success Academy charter schools in Cobble Hill. Some of the people at Public School 261 Philip Livingston in Brooklyn are planning an event in protest.

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