• The Forgotten Fourth
    Families for Excellent Schools just released a paper, "The Forgotten Fourth," on the devastating status of public education in New York City - one fourth of all schools are failing students.

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New York Post: Success Academy Test Scores

Success Academy is living up to its name. An astounding 93.9 percent of Success students passed the Common Core math exam and 64.5 percent passed the English proficiency test, a significant jump from last year and more than double the pass rate of all public schools citywide.

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Daily News: New York City School Test Scores

New York City's elementary and middle school students made small gains in math and English but struggled overall on state tests for the second year in a row, data released Thursday show.


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