Common Core http://wshu.org en State budget "OK" for Long Island schools http://wshu.org/post/state-budget-ok-long-island-schools <p></p><p>Albany lawmakers are voting on a blizzard of budget bills that were hammered out over the weekend. The budget includes money for a property tax rebate for homeowners and a number of education initiatives. While many are satisfied with the education funding some more satisfied than others.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:20:16 +0000 Charles Lane 15047 at http://wshu.org State budget "OK" for Long Island schools Common Core optouts reach critical number http://wshu.org/post/common-core-optouts-reach-critical-number <p></p><p>Educators on Long Island say the number of students and parents opting-out of taking standardized state tests this week is growing. The numbers are so high the tests could be deemed invalid. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:58:02 +0000 Charles Lane 15046 at http://wshu.org Common Core optouts reach critical number NY lawmakers consider delaying effects of Common Core testing http://wshu.org/post/ny-lawmakers-consider-delaying-effects-common-core-testing <p>New York lawmakers say it’s likely the state budget will include a moratorium on the effects of school exams administered in connection with the controversial Common Core learning standards.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:25:52 +0000 Karen DeWitt 14807 at http://wshu.org Conn. lawmakers hear arguments for and against a delay in implementing Common Core standards http://wshu.org/post/conn-lawmakers-hear-arguments-and-against-delay-implementing-common-core-standards <p>Connecticut lawmakers heard testimony on Wednesday in favor of a delay in implementing new common core education standards. The state’s education committee also heard from education officials who argued a moratorium would be a setback for the state.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:20:54 +0000 Craig LeMoult 14059 at http://wshu.org Conn. lawmakers hear arguments for and against a delay in implementing Common Core standards NY Assembly votes to delay Common Core http://wshu.org/post/ny-assembly-votes-delay-common-core <p></p><p>The New York State Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday to delay some of the effects of the state’s Common Core learning standards.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:49:16 +0000 Karen DeWitt 13716 at http://wshu.org NY Assembly votes to delay Common Core