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Test Scores Sink as New York Adopts Tougher Benchmarks
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When I heard these numbers I was stunned.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/08/nyregi...d=all&_r=0

By JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ and ROBERT GEBELOFF
Published: August 7, 2013 502 Comments

The number of New York students passing state reading and math exams dropped drastically this year, education officials reported on Wednesday, unsettling parents, principals and teachers and posing new challenges to a national effort to toughen academic standards.

In New York City, 26 percent of students in third through eighth grade passed the tests in English, and 30 percent passed in math, according to the New York State Education Department.
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