Students take Common Core language tests

Bronx students are working their way through the language portion of the Common Core exams this week.At the end of April, students will take the

The Common Core assessment is a new model

The Common Core assessment is a new model for state testing with higher standards than ever before. (Credit: News 12)

RIVERDALE - Bronx students are working their way through the language portion of the Common Core exams this week.

At the end of April, students will take the math portion of the exams.

The Common Core assessment is a new model for state testing with higher standards than ever before.

Critics of the tests say teachers were unprepared to train students on the new material and that these high stakes tests created overwhelming pressure for students.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that test scores won’t go on student records until 2018.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

An oil truck struck and killed a woman 1 Police: Pedestrian struck, killed on Bruckner Blvd.
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., left, and Rep. Dave 2 White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote
Children can hangout with the Easter Bunny in 3 Storybook Experiences with the Easter Bunny
The New York Yankees will offer free parking 4 Yankees to offer free parking, meals for mourners at EMT funeral
Public safety officers in Co-op City will soon 5 Co-op City gets public safety bodycams

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE