Parent Resources: Grades 3-8 ELA & Mathematics Tests

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Parent with childIn Spring 2013, New York State administered the first ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Common Core tests intended to provide students, families, educators, and the public better measures of student proficiency in the knowledge and skills students need to succeed in college and careers. On this page you will find links to guidance for unpacking the information on the Parent Report. On the Parent Report, student scale scores, performance levels, and subscores are reported. Within these documents, you will be given a tour and explanation of all terminology and data on the reports. This guidance will be helpful in interpreting the report.