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Published on Oct 10, 2016
States across the country are announcing results on common-core aligned tests, administered for the first time this year. In New Jersey the numbers were released a few weeks ago and, as in many states, the news isn’t pretty. Most students fall below proficient in reading and math. What does it mean? With the help of a testing expert, correspondent John Tulenko of Education Week makes sense of the scores.
This video aired on PBS NewsHour on December 8, 2015 ____________________
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