NYSED http://wshu.org en NY education chief hears concern, eliminates 1 test http://wshu.org/post/ny-education-chief-hears-concern-eliminates-1-test <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>For the first time New York's Education commissioner John King is signaling there may be too much state testing. &nbsp;King sent a letter to school administrators across the state Thursday saying that he will push to end at least one state test. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 20:50:52 +0000 Charles Lane 7318 at http://wshu.org NY education chief hears concern, eliminates 1 test NY education chief eschews public meetings for private http://wshu.org/post/ny-education-chief-eschews-public-meetings-private <p></p><p>New York Education Commissioner John King visited a Long Island elementary school Wednesday where he met privately with educators to talk about the state&rsquo;s new, more rigorous education standards called Common Core. &nbsp;The&nbsp;meeting came after King canceled several public events following &nbsp;a raucous PTA meeting in Poughkeepsie last week. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:33:59 +0000 Charles Lane 6823 at http://wshu.org NY education chief eschews public meetings for private