Tag: New York City

New Exams Set High Standards In New York City – What Should we Expect?

A few weeks ago, the state of New York implemented the new assessment exams in mathematics and English Language Arts to students in the grades 3-8. This was the first time that assessments were prepared in accordance with the Common Core-aligned State Assessment Standards, which is a sets of standards that are expected at each grade level. So far, 45 states have already adopted these standards. Kentucky was first to…

An Insight into New York State’s Status on Student Testing


Early in April, 2018, the New York state’s math and English tests started. These tests were for grade 3 to 8 and what was notable is that they were quite different from other tests in previous years. There were many concerns about how long the tests had become and this year, there was an intervention. The state decided to cut the English and math tests to two days each. This…

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