Statement 7.29

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** JULY 29, 2016

FAMILIES FOR EXCELLENT SCHOOLS’ JEREMIAH KITTREDGE COMMENTS ON RELEASE OF GRADES 3-8 STATE TEST SCORES

New York, NY – Families for Excellent Schools released the statement below regarding today’s release of Grades 3-8 Assessment Results.

Jeremiah Kittredge, Executive Director of Families for Excellent Schools, said:

“The real story of this year’s test scores is the incredible results of New York City’s public charter schools. Public charter students improved at almost almost double the rate in reading and triple the rate in math. It’s time for the de Blasio administration to stop it’s partisan opposition to city’s best public schools for high-need students.”

NYC Charter School % of Students Proficient in Grades 3-8

  • ELA 43%  +13.7%          
  • Math 47% +4.5%

NYC School District % of Students Proficient in Grades 3-8

  • ELA 38% +7.6%
  • Math   36.4% +1.2%

Families for Excellent Schools harnesses the power of families to advance policy and political changes that create and sustain excellent schools.

http://www.FamiliesForExcellentSchools.org

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