test prep

Test Prep hanging on

Test Prep Hanging on The NY Times today has an article about Test Prep enduring – despite calls (and legislation!) to end the practice.  Listen to this post On Dec. 30, the day she was announced as New York City’s schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña denounced an overemphasis on test preparation as the dark underbelly of the previous […]


The Test Scores are Coming

8-6-13 THE TEST SCORES ARE COMING! THE TEST SCORES ARE COMING!   New York City’s Spring 2013 ELA and MATH scores for grades 3-8 will drop Wednesday. And by ‘drop’ we mean, both ‘get released,’ and ‘fall.’ The switch to a new test, with harder questions, has come under fire in light of the city’s […]