New York Republicans have submitted legislation to halt Common Core. This is the latest attack against the new, more rigorous school testing standards and goes further than other reforms offered to date.
New York State Senator Charles Fuschillo resigned effective midnight Tuesday. In a surprise statement posted to his web site, the 7-term Republican from Merrick says he will become CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. Fuschillo's departure leaves both the state senate and Long Island in a precarious situation.