MANHATTAN - Education advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall in support of a resolution that could change the way New York measures student achievement.
The rally was held ahead of a vote by the City Council's education committee that could lead to a system based on multiple forms of assessment.
Schools currently issue standardized tests to measure learning, but many argue that the system is unfair because some students struggle with taking exams.
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Supporters say that New York City is leading the way for education reform by passing the resolution.
State education officials are also expected to hold a forum on the new Common Core curriculum in Brooklyn Tuesday night.