Long Island United Against Common Core

NY Students Begin 3-Day Common Core English AssessmentsStudents in grades 3 through 8 started on the tests on Tuesday. They'll begin with the English language arts assessments and spend a little under 1 1/2 hours a day for three consecutive days, finishing Thursday.
New York State Students Set To Begin Common Core TestingElementary and middle school students in New York state will begin taking the controversial Common Core exams Tuesday, but some parents -- including Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino -- are having their children opt out.