Hundreds of parents boycott standardized tests in Brooklyn

The families are part of a growing movement in the city, as well as across the nation, to put an end to formalized testing.

The families are part of a growing movement in the city, as well as across the nation, to put an end to formalized testing. (4/16/13)

CARROLL GARDENS - Standardized tests begin today in public schools, but hundreds of families are boycotting the exams.

The families are part of a growing movement in the city, as well as across the nation, to put an end to formalized testing.

Chancellor Dennis Walcott insists on the importance of the tests, saying they help educators determine where students' strength and weaknesses are.
 

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