State Board Of Regents Chancellor Pushes To Extend Deadline For Teacher EvaluationsA top New York education official says the state's deadline for new teacher evaluation plans is unrealistic and is directing the Education Department to give districts more time.
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.
Rally Urges N.Y. Parents To Opt Out On Eve Of More Common Core TestingAnother round of Common Core testing was set to kick off on Wednesday, and growing number of students have elected to opt out.
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.
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.
LeBron James To Join Melo On Free-Agent MarketA person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that LeBron James has decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract with the Miami Heat and become a free agent on July 1.
Carmelo Anthony Says Family Will Be Factor In Free AgencyMelo won't just be taking his career into consideration this summer. The superstar forward, who has opted out of his contract with the Knicks, says his family's needs will come into play, too.
Some NYC, L.I. Parents Say Their Kids Are Opting Out Of Common Core TestsParents from several schools gathered in Harlem on Thursday to announce they are opting into a plan to opt out of Common Core tests for their children.
CC Sabathia Willing To Lose Weight, Says Deal With Yankees Not About MoneyFor CC, there's no better place to pitch than Yankee Stadium. He'll do whatever it takes to stay on the mound as the Bombers' ace -- even if it means trimming down.
Report: Yankees Want New CC Sabathia Deal Before Opt-Out; Red Sox A Potential Suitor?It's fair to say Yankees fans don't want to see CC Sabathia pitching elsewhere next season. Especially not with the Boston Red Sox.
Yankees' CC Sabathia On Opt-Out: 'Baseball Is A Business'Will he opt out or won't he? CC Sabathia has said repeatedly how much he loves New York -- but is that enough?