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More N.Y. Parents Opting Children Out of State Tests

As dissent among parents and educators grows, more New York state students are skipping state testing this year.

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As dissent among parents and educators grows, more New York state students are skipping state testing this year. Critics of the tests say that they disrupt more productive learning opportunities, and that results are not fair indicators of student or teacher achievements. One superintendent noted that his teachers received more nuanced and applicable feedback using cheaper, faster online assessments. (Wall Street Journal)

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