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MR / Schenectady, NY.Yates Arts-in-Education Magnet School (urban elementary school) .Grade 4.Teacher talks to students about upcoming Elementary-Level State Assessments for Grade 4; practice booklets for the math test are on students' desks. Teacher stresses importance of working hard as well as attempts to reduce anxiety over their first major testing hurdle, as 4th grade is the first year students take NYS standardized tests and will take Elementary-Level State Assessments for Grade 4 Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Science. (In early fifth grade, they will also be tested on social studies material learned in fourth grade.).MR:  g4m   Mon12.©Ellen B. Senisi