Test Scores Top Pound Ridge News This Week

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Pound Ridge students scored higher than the state average, according to math and ELA scores released this week.
Pound Ridge students scored higher than the state average, according to math and ELA scores released this week. Photo Credit: File Photo

POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- Here are the top stories of the week in Pound Ridge. 

  • Students in grades three to eight in the Bedford Central School District exceeded state levels in English language arts and math assessment tests, according to results released Wednesday by the state Education Department. The Bedford Central School District, which serves Bedford, Bedford Hills and Pound Ridge, scored lower overall than last year's test, but local and state officials reminded residents that the decline was expected with alterations to this year's tests. 
  • Seven Westchester municipalities have been accused in a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report of having zoning laws that keep out and segregate low-income families. Croton-on-Hudson, Harrison, Lewisboro, the Town of Mamaroneck, the Town of Ossining, Pelham Manor and Pound Ridge were the seven municipalities named in the report recently released from federal Housing Monitor James Johnson.
  • Ray Clark and Bob Meyer have been volunteer firefighters in Pound Ridge longer than most of the town's residents have been alive. Clark and Meyer, both 78, have combined to give the town 95 years of service in fighting fires and responding to auto accidents.
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