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TC's Pallas Sounds Cautionary Note on Improved NYC Math Scores

In a news report on NY1, TC Professor Aaron Pallas says that gains made by New York City public schools students on the state math test "should be juxtaposed against other bits of evidence, other test scores."
In a news report on NY1, TC Professor Aaron Pallas says that gains made by New York City public schools students on the state math test “should be juxtaposed against other bits of evidence, other test scores.”


New York City public school students made strong gains on the state math test, with nearly 82 percent of students in grades three through eight meeting or exceeding state standards. The 82 percent marks an increase from last year of eight percent.

However, TC Professor Aaron Pallas cautions in this story aired on NY1 on June 1 that those gains “should be juxtaposed against other bits of evidence, other test scores.”

To view the story, go to
http://www.ny1.com/content/news_beats/education/100041/math-scores-adding-up-for-city-students/Default.aspx

Published Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2009

TC's Pallas Sounds Cautionary Note on Improved NYC Math Scores

In a news report on NY1, TC Professor Aaron Pallas says that gains made by New York City public schools students on the state math test “should be juxtaposed against other bits of evidence, other test scores.”


New York City public school students made strong gains on the state math test, with nearly 82 percent of students in grades three through eight meeting or exceeding state standards. The 82 percent marks an increase from last year of eight percent.

However, TC Professor Aaron Pallas cautions in this story aired on NY1 on June 1 that those gains “should be juxtaposed against other bits of evidence, other test scores.”

To view the story, go to
http://www.ny1.com/content/news_beats/education/100041/math-scores-adding-up-for-city-students/Default.aspx
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