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Parents Opposed To Common Core Stage Nationwide Protest

Common Core requires students to think more critically about concepts rather than just understand how to get a correct answer. Opponents of the program say Common Core is too rigid.

11/18/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brown U. President Looking Into Ray Kelly Protest

In a campus-wide letter sent Wednesday, Christina Paxson said she is forming a committee made up of faculty and students about the Oct. 29 lecture.

11/06/2013

Drug Testing Testimony

Required Drug Test Policy Causes Uproar At New Jersey High School

Parents and students at a New Jersey high school are upset over a new plan to conduct random drug tests.

10/07/2013

Tiffany clock at Grand Central Terminal (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Lawmakers: Grand Central Area Rezoning Plan Is Bad For New Yorkers

Lawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.

10/01/2013

Protesters rally against Iranian president Hasan Rouhani, Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Demonstrators Near UN: Iran’s New President Has Blood On His Hands

The demonstrators waving their red, white and green Iranian flags were joined by some high-profile politicians who said Hasan Rouhani’s recent talk of opening dialogue with the United States is merely a ruse.

09/24/2013

Anti Syria Intervention Rally Held In Times Square

Hundreds Head To Times Square To Protest Military Strike In Syria

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Times Square Saturday before marching to Union Square, protesting President Barack Obama’s proposed military strike on Syria.

09/07/2013

Marijuana (credit: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. State Senate Candidate Arrested At Pot Protest… Again

A Libertarian candidate for a New Jersey State Senate seat was arrested for the second time in four months this week, for smoking marijuana at a protest.

09/04/2013

Anti-war protesters hold a demonstration in Times Square on Aug. 29, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Protesters in Times Square: U.S. Should Butt Out Of Syria

As the United States moves closer to launching military action against the Syrian governments, anti-war protesters rallied in Times Square.

08/29/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appears In Court In Connection With Hospital Protest Arrest

Leading mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio had to take time out from courting voters to go to court Tuesday, appearing before a judge over his arrest at a hospital protest.

08/20/2013

A woman named Anna rallies in Times Square in support of the group Pussy Riot August 17, 2012. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Protesters Commemorate Anniversary Of Russian Punk Band’s Sentencing

Protesters gathered outside the Russian consulate Saturday to demonstrate against the policies of that country’s government, on the one-year anniversary of the sentencing of three members of the punk rock band Pussy Riot.

08/17/2013

Demonstrators angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Justice For Trayvon’ Rally Shuts Down Major Newark Intersection

Hundreds of people gathered at Broad and Market streets on Monday afternoon, with many carrying signs reading, “Justice for Trayvon Martin.”

07/15/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Arrested During Hospital Protest In Midtown

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was arrested with City Council member Steve Levin and about a dozen other protesters outside the State University of New York’s chancellor’s office in Midtown.

07/10/2013

Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

12 Arrested In Anti-Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

A dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.

04/22/2013

Domino's Pizza

Activists, Assemblywoman Protest Over Domino’s Pizza Labor Practices

New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenathal (D-Manhattan) joined activists Saturday in protesting what they called abusive labor practices of Domino’s Pizza in New York City.

04/13/2013

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Donors, Students Upset Over Rutgers Athletic Director Pernetti’s Resignation

It was a sad and disappointing day for some major donors to Rutgers University Friday, after athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned in the wake of the Mike Rice player abuse scandal.

04/06/2013

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