A bill was just introduced in the New York Assembly that would bar schools from using standardized assessment scores on teacher evaluations.
Bay Shore School District staffers in New York sung a light-hearted parody targeting Common Core, Governor Andrew Cuomo, and opt-outs.
The New York Board of Regents look like it will rush ahead with a drawn out Common Core rebrand that kids will be tested on during the 2018-2019 school year.
The New York Board of Regents voted this week to delay teacher evaluations that are associated with the Common Core State Standards.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the findings and recommendations given by the Common Core Task Force in their final report.
Watch the video of New Yorker performing a parody of a Billy Joel song about the opt-out movement in New York State.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a campaign ad yesterday that he will delay using Common Core assessment scores for five years and then only if New York children are ready. He even took flak from his Democratic primary opponent, Zephyr Teachout who opposed Common Core, Teachout earned 1/3 of the vote in New […]
Zephyr Teachout, who teaches law at Fordham University, is challenging Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic Primary. She outlines her concerns about the Common Core in a recent op/ed published last night: The idea of a shared, high standard sounds appealing. But in practice what Common Core means is that students and teachers are subject […]
New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced yesterday that he launched an effort for a new ballot line called “Stop Common Core.” PressConnects.com has more: Astorino will look to get 15,000 petition signatures to get the third-party line on the November ballot. It would give the Westchester County executive three lines on the November […]
Rob Astorino (R), a Westchester County Executive, is running against incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo (D). He just announced yesterday that he and his wife will opt their children out from the Common Core-aligned test being given today in New York schools. “Tomorrow, hundreds of thousands of New York children, from third through eighth grade, will […]