Grade 3-8 Math and English Test Results Released: Cut Scores Set to New College-Ready Proficiency Standards


The Regents recognize the urgency captured in President Obama’s State of the Union address: “In a global economy, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity – it is a pre-requisite. Three-quarters of the fastest-growing occupations require more than a high school diploma. I ask every American to commit to at least one year or more of higher education or career training. We know the countries that out-teach us today will out-compete us tomorrow.” The Regents share this goal with the President, “to ensure that every child has access to a complete and competitive education,” and have acted to use college-readiness as the state’s Proficiency standard.


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