New York City

NYC School Principals Pushing Back Against State Tests

Have sent a letter to parents and students saying the results of recent tests into consideration for fall admission

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Principals around New York City are fighting back against what they see as flawed state tests.

A group of 15 principals from selective middle and high schools around the city sent a letter on Tuesday to parents, students and educators explaining they would not be taking recent state tests into consideration when evaluating fall admissions spots, reports DNAinfo. The letter, which you can read for yourself below, expressed their disapproval of recent state english and math tests, which they felt "[took] away time for quality instruction and authentic learning and testing."