The hero of their story is reformy John King, who's not afraid to do whatever it takes to bring more testing to our children. The villain, of course, is that awful teacher union, which wants to delay it. Apparently, NYSUT, full of radical unionists, is not of the opinion frustrated unprepared children are a net plus.
The News, though, says King is "fighting the good fight."
It is conceivable that the pass rates could fall well below 40%, with some local districts down even into the single digits.