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Connecticut high school juniors may no longer have to take a controversial standardized test. Earlier this week the Senate voted 33-3 to relieve 11th-graders from having to take Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test. Instead, they'd take a nationally recognized college readiness exam, such as the SAT.

4/21/15 Panel

Apr 21, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, SUNY Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Professor, Rosemary Armao, and essayist, author, editor and activist - Barbara Smith.

Scheduled topics include: EU Migrant Crisis; Baltimore Arrest Spinal Cord Death; Breast Cancer Numbers; Standardized Testing; 2015 Pulitzer Prizes.

Karen Magee: About Those Standardized Tests…

Mar 19, 2015

If you’re listening right now, you’ve probably taken a test.

Richard Iannuzzi: Standardized Testing In N.Y.

Mar 17, 2014

New York State United Teachers Union President Richard Iannuzzi discusses the New York State Education Department and standardized testing.

Another Common Core forum is taking place tonight as  parents and community members are invited to attend a gathering at Albany High.

Common Core is a national set of standards that most states, including New York, have adopted, establishing benchmarks for what students should know in math and English by the end of each grade, K through 12.

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A New York state senator says it is time to pass his legislation to restrict standardized testing for the youngest students.