Education

Long Island Remains Hotbed Of The Opt-Out Movement

Apr 18, 2018
Carolyn Thompson / AP

Nearly 50 percent of eligible students on Long Island have opted out of the statewide English Language Arts exam this year. It's the fifth year in a row that students have opted out in large numbers.

Anthony Moaton


For more than a decade, The Legend of Miss Kendra has been told in New Haven schools to students of all ages to help them overcome adversity…and now it's becoming a book. 

Karen DeWitt / WAMC

Democratic candidate for Governor Cynthia Nixon came to Albany to critique the school funding record of her potential primary opponent, Governor Cuomo. The funding is now being discussed in the state budget. As in all of her comments since she’s announced her candidacy, Nixon didn’t pull any punches.

Ann Lopez / WSHU

The leaders of Bridgeport, Stamford, Fairfield and Trumbull say they’re collaborating to keep area schools  safe.

Jay Shah / WSHU

High school students around the country plan to travel to Washington, D.C., on Saturday for the March For Our Lives. They're calling on Congress to take action to end gun violence in schools.

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