Newsmakers: State standardized tests begin this week 3-30-2014

Published 03/28 2014 08:22PM

Updated 03/28 2014 08:24PM

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - This week on Newsmakers with Dan Cummings, state standardized tests in math and English language arts will be given to students in grades 3 through 8 starting this week.

Some parents are refusing to have their children take the exams, which have generated much debate since last year when, for the first time, they were aligned to the new Common Core standards.

Dan's guests are a parent and teacher union leader from the Westhill Central School District and the superintendent of schools for East Syracuse-Minoa.

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