Merryl Tisch http://wrvo.org en Students make incremental progress on Common Core math tests, but English scores remain flat http://wrvo.org/post/students-make-incremental-progress-common-core-math-tests-english-scores-remain-flat <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New York’s school children made incremental progress in math scores, but no gains in English tests, during the second year of Common Core-related exams. Education officials say overall, only around one-third of students actually passed the tests.</span></p><p>In math tests administered to third through eighth graders, just 35.8 percent statewide were considered to meet or exceed the new Common Core standards.</p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:52:22 +0000 Karen DeWitt 60432 at http://wrvo.org Students make incremental progress on Common Core math tests, but English scores remain flat Three incumbent & one new Regent elected http://wrvo.org/post/three-incumbent-one-new-regent-elected <p></p><p>The state legislature replaced one member of the State Board of Regents, but allowed three others to remain, in elections held for the state’s top educational policy board. &nbsp;</p><p>The vote featured complaints from Republican Senators, who voted against all of the candidates&nbsp; to demonstrate their displeasure with the state’s implementation of the new Common Core.</p><p>Senate Republicans, who attended the joint legislative vote for the first time in several years, voted against nearly all of the Regents candidates. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:26:08 +0000 Karen DeWitt 52554 at http://wrvo.org