No way. How could this be with No Child Left Behind testing these “graduates” all through their schooling? You aren’t supposed to “pass” unless you are proficient in the skills taught.
What are the demographics of the public schools in NYC?
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The school administrators will tell teachers to do the tests for the kids. Or they will change the answers before turning them in.
My bride got pressured, once, to do so. She asked for it in writing, and said that she will turn it in to the paper. We aren’t from here, and don’t care if we have to move.