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Civic Center »

Nearly 41 percent of students were proficient in English and nearly 38 percent passed state math tests.

Eastchester »

Even Chancellor Fariña has expressed concern about excessive testing of English Language Learners.  

Crown Heights »

Schools in District 17 saw higher pass rates this year, but the area still lags behind state averages.

Carroll Gardens »

Brooklyn New School, where most students opt out of state tests, is using performance-based assessments.

Windsor Terrace »

The state removed 16 city schools from its list of "Reward Schools" because of opt-out rates.

Central Harlem »

Two options for in-class observations are being weighed by city officials, sources tell DNAinfo.

Upper West Side »

Four out of 20 schools with middle school grades consider state test scores in their applications.

Upper West Side »

Making children with processing issues take tests for hours amounts to child abuse, opponents said.

Eastchester »

Principal Jamaal Bowman of the Cornerstone Academy for Social Action is a vocal critic of state tests.

Park Slope »

The schools chancellor says students with special needs and English Language Learners should opt out.

Williamsburg »

The principal at P.S. 84 confiscated opt-out fliers a fifth-grader handed out this week, parents said.

Upper East Side »

Seven top schools dominated in both English and math.

Upper West Side »

DNAinfo ranked the city's schools based on the results of their fourth grade English and math tests.

Civic Center »

From new religious holidays to a restructured chain-of-command, here's what to expect this school year.

Astoria »

See how The Baccalaureate School for Global Education and other local schools did on this year's exams.