Regents warn tougher tests will mean lower scores
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The standardized tests used to gauge how much elementary school students are learning will be significantly tougher next year, and scores will be lower, state education officials are saying.
"We are going to see reduced scores. We're changing the test here," Regent Roger Tilles said on Monday, a day when the Board of Regents met in Albany to discuss a number of issues important to Hudson Valley...