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What good are state report cards to school districts?

corya@millertonnews.com, christineb@millertonnews.com
This chart uses data from the New York State Department of Education. The data is based on the percentage of students who scored either a Level 3 or 4 on the various tests; Levels 3 and 4 are considered passing.

HARLEM VALLEY — Responding to their school district’s state-issued “report cards,” local superintendents attempted to put the results in perspective.

First, all three superintendents pointed out that the 2009-10 report cards are the first to use a new system of standards for the math and English tests.

Test results were broken up into four levels, Level 1 being the lowest and Level 4 the highest. Levels 3 and 4 are considered passing.

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