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2013 Math Ela Deck

2013 Math Ela Deck

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August 2013
2013 New York State Common Core Test Results:New York City Grades 3
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Average annual income based on education levelsHigh School Dropout $23,088High School Diploma $32,5522-year College Degree $39,8844-year College Degree $53,976Professional Degree $83,720
College and Careers are More ImportantThan Ever for 
Today’s Students
 
Sources: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2011.
 ACT, “The Condition of College and Career Readiness,” 2012.
Previous New York State (NYS) tests measured whether students were on track for highschool graduation, not whether they were ready for college
In 2010, NYS joined other states in adopting the Common Core standards
defining whatstudents need to know and be able to do at each grade level to graduate ready for college
Students who are successful in college are better prepared for 21st-century careers, and mostof the fastest-growing 21st-century jobs require a postsecondary degree
Nationally, just 25% of high school students are ready for college and careers
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The Common Core Sets a High Bar for the SkillsStudents Need to Be College and Career Ready
Kentucky, 2012:
Elementary schoolproficiency dropped
58% 
Florida, 2012:
4
th
grade writingproficiency dropped
54% 
Tennessee, 2010:
Elementary schoolproficiency dropped
67%
Other States Have Begun to Transition to More Rigorous Tests
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Sources: Florida data - Herald Tribune: http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20120514/ARTICLE/120519756/
Kentucky data - Kentucky State Dept. of Education: http://applications.education.ky.gov/SRC/Default.aspx
Tennessee data - Times Free Press: http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2010/sep/21/bredesen-warns-parents-reality-tcap-scores/

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