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New York Seeks Feedback On Common Core Learning StandardsTime is running out to take part in New York state's public opinion survey on the Common Core learning standards.
Schools Chancellor Fariña: 'We're Moving In The Right Direction'New York City public schools will be back in session officially Wednesday morning, and CBS2 was demanding answers the day before classes about struggling schools, test score fairness, and more.
Common Core Math, English Proficiency Up Slightly In NYC, StatewideThe state’s third- through eighth-graders – as well as those specifically of New York City – did slightly better on Common Core-aligned math and English assessments than last year.
Christie: Reversal On Common Core Had Nothing To Do With Political AmbitionsThe Common Core controversy in New Jersey has now taken on a political tone.
Gov. Chris Christie Calls For End To Common Core In New JerseyThe likely Republican presidential contender says in remarks for a speech Thursday afternoon at Burlington County College that the national standards have brought confusion and frustration to parents and classrooms.
Long Island High School Principal Quits Over Common Core ReformsA Long Island high school principal is taking her fight against Common Core standards to a new level.
NY State Students Begin Math Portion Of Common Core ExamsAfter seeing thousands of students sit out New York's statewide English assessments last week, school districts are beginning three days of math testing.
Report: Thousands Of Students Opted-Out Of Standardized TestsAmid the controversy over Common Core-aligned tests for public school students, one thing is clear: the opt-out movement is growing.
Parents, Schools Locked In Battle Over Those Opting Out Of Standardized TestsAs thousands of public school students prepare to take standardized tests Tuesday, many parents have decided to have their children “opt out” of the exams.
Fallout From Common Core Testing Opt-Outs UnclearMahopac Superintendent of Schools Brian Monahan said he's walking a fine line between following the state's rules and respecting the concerns of parents.
NY Teachers' Unions Urge Parents To Opt Children Out Of Common Core TestsMeanwhile, some superintendents have warned that if too many students opt out, districts will lose state funding.
Official: School Superintendents Blindsided By PARCC Social Media MonitoringThe New Jersey Education Department says it will do a review to make sure that students' privacy is not compromised by Pearson, the standardized testing firm monitoring social media.
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