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The new school year began Monday for more than 1 million New York City public school students.

The return to the classroom comes after an extended break that lasted a week after Labor Day.

The New York City public school system is the largest in the nation.

Only 26 percent of students from grades 3-8 met proficiency standards in English and 29.6 percent met standards in math under newly administered standardized tests.



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