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new york state tests
August 22, 2019
NYC test scores inch upward as state releases assessment results
Slightly more New York City students in grades 3 to 8 passed their state exams this year than last.
April 2, 2019
New York officials report glitches with computer-based state tests, renewing concerns about Questar
The computer meltdowns are the latest strike against Questar and could complicate the state’s efforts to expand the use of computer-based testing to every school.
October 14, 2018
As elections approach, New York’s top education policymakers begin to outline legislative priorities
The Regents will kick off the discussion Monday by reviewing last year’s priorities.
September 25, 2018
Three things to watch as the release of New York’s test scores draws near
This year, as in the past, the numbers will not be directly comparable to the previous year because of changes to the test itself.
mind the gap
December 5, 2017
New York City’s racial achievement gaps widen as students get older, report finds
Black boys came out on the bottom.
August 28, 2017
Find out how your New York City school performed on the 2017 state tests
Average proficiency rates ticked up across the city this year.
August 2, 2016
Eight top 10s from New York City’s 2016 test scores
Chalkbeat takes a closer look at which schools are at the top or bottom of city rankings when it comes to proficiency in English and math.
Updated April 6, 2016
Missing and unlabeled pages on state English exams cause confusion
Some tests were missing pages for students to plan essays, and others tests had unlabeled blank pages, leading to scrap-paper scrambles. Others didn't get the message.
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