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Common Core Long Island

Math Problems: Common Core Opt-Out Revolution Continues With Latest Exams

April 28, 2015
 
Common Core Protest Long Island

Record-Shattering Numbers Of Long Island Students Opting Out Of Common Core Testing

April 15, 2015
 
Common Core Protest Long Island

Common Core Opponents Predict Record-Breaking Numbers Of Students Opting Out

April 14, 2015
 
Common Core Protest Long Island

Anti-Common Core Fury Intensifies on Long Island; Protest Draws More Than 1K

March 12, 2015

 
Beth Dimino, an eighth grade science teacher in Comsewogue School District and president of the Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association, will refuse to administer state tests this spring.

L.I. Teacher Refuses To Administer Common Core Tests, Urges Others To Join Her

January 20, 2015
 
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo touts his Smart Schools Bond Act proposal alongside Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano (R) during a tour of Mineola Middle School Oct. 27, 2014. (Jaime Franchi / Long Island Press)

Cuomo Touts Smart Schools Bond Act At Mineola Middle School Tour

October 30, 2014
 
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Right) sits alongside Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt at a panel touting his proposed Smart Schools Bond Act at Mineola Middle School Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (Jaime Franchi / Long Island Press)

Backlash Over Cuomo ‘Monopoly’ Remarks Intensifies

October 29, 2014
 
Public Education Rally

Public Education Advocates Rally For Change

October 26, 2014

 
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

NYS’ Push For More Tech In Classrooms Fuels Further Debate

October 13, 2014
 
We Will Not Conform

Glenn Beck’s ‘We Will Not Conform': Flawed, But On-Target Against Common Core

August 6, 2014
 
Suffolk County Welfare to Work Commission Vice Chair Kathy Liguori (left) and Chair Richard Koubek, PhD (far right) stand beside Keesha Bailey (at podium) testify  to the failings of the under-funded child care system in Suffolk County Monday, June 23, 2014 at the Suffolk County Legislative Building. (Jaime Franchi/Long Island Press)

Suffolk County Welfare to Work Commission Pitches $5M Pre-K Plan

June 23, 2014
 
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Calif. Court Ruling Seen as Salvo in ‘War on Teachers’

June 11, 2014

 
Fifth-graders from Clear Stream Avenue School in Valley Stream talk with students from Marvin Park Primary School in South Africa at a special program organized by Long Island University at Post's Arnold Dodge on Monday, June 9, 2014. (Jaime Franchi/Long Island Press)

Long Island to South Africa: Connecting Continents Through the Classroom

June 10, 2014
 
Hundreds of students, parents and faculty members from high schools across Long Island attended the 2014 Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards gala at Hofstra University's John Cranford Adams Playhouse May 28, 2014.

Long Island Press 2014 High School Journalism Awards: A Night To Remember

May 31, 2014
 
Long Island Segregation

Long Island Segregation Drives Educational Inequality 60 Years After Brown v BOE

May 17, 2014
 
Louis C.K. SNL

Louis C.K.: Common Core Makes My Kids Cry

April 29, 2014

 
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Critics Question Why Brands Are Plugged in NY School Tests

April 29, 2014
 
New York State United Teachers union President Richard Ianuzzi blasts Common Core at the "iRefuse!" rally at Comsewogue High School on March 29, the eve of the first round of the education reform's state tests. Hundreds of parents and teachers participated in the protest. (Jaime Franchi/Long Island Press)

‘We’re Not Gonna Take It!’ Thousands of Long Island Students Opt...

April 7, 2014
 
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Common Core Critics Pan Cuomo Panel Report

March 13, 2014
 
Common Core and Standardized Tests

Common Core Tests Loom, Intensifying Debate in NY

March 10, 2014