Oct. 21, 2015: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

October 21, 2015 | Full Episodes

Sobering PARCC test scores. Less than half of New Jersey students were at grade level in language, and they were worse in math. The teachers union says don’t blame the teachers, blame the test.

Confusing new guidelines for a routine test for breast cancer. The American Cancer Society suggests starting mammograms later and having them less often.

And what’s starting earlier and happening more often is, holy Christmas, Holiday shopping. The retail cycle expects to be in full swing in stores and online before the frost is off the pumpkin.