LI School Stands Firm On Decision To Cancel Kindergarten Show Despite Protest From ParentsSome parents believe the year-end kindergarten show at the Harley Avenue Elementary School was canceled by the district as part of a Common Core curriculum protest.
The No Child Left Behind ActReinvigorated by President Obama in 2010, No Child Left Behind represents an auspicious goal requiring a long trajectory, ultimately leading to a stronger, more competitive and better educated America. As promising as this all sounds, for most parents the seminal question is simply, “What does this mean for my child?”
Top State Lawmakers: Halt Evaluations Using Common Core StandardsSilver and Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan (D-Queens), who chairs the education committee, issued a statement Tuesday citing "serious issues" with the rollout of the more difficult learning standards.
Parents Complain Common Core Curriculum Assignments Are Too ChallengingThere's growing criticism about what's being taught in New York State public schools under the controversial new Common Core curriculum.
Previously Canceled Common Core Public Forums To Be RescheduledNew York State Department of Education Commissioner John King, Jr. canceled the meetings following what he called "disruptions caused by the special interests'' during the first meeting in Poughkeepsie.
NY Education Officials Banking On 'Incremental Progress' On Standardized Test ScoresCity and state education officials met with teachers Thursday, one day after the New York State standardized test scores were released.