Common Core

LI fundraiser pits protestors against Cuomo

Apr 29, 2014
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo attended a fundraiser for the Suffolk County Democratic Committee on Monday night.  He was met with hundreds of protestors demanding changes to everything from gun laws to common core.

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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.

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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.  

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.

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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.

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