Common Core Scores In New York Produce Mixed Results In Second Year

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Student scores on Common Core math tests improved while ELA scores remained mostly flat.
Student scores on Common Core math tests improved while ELA scores remained mostly flat. Photo Credit: SAT Performance

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Students in grades three through eight in New York state saw slightly improved math scores on Common Core testing, while English and Language Arts scores remained mostly flat, according to Education Week. 

The percentage of students who tested out as proficient in math jumped roughly 31 percent to 26 percent with white and Asian students showing the greatest gains. ELA test scores only rose from 31.3 percent to 31.4 percent, Education Week reported. 

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