Posts Tagged ‘Common Core’

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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
 
Clockwise from top left: the Ebola virus, the main image that accompanied a story on heroin, Ronald Bower and his daughter, ex-Freeport middle school principal John O'Mard, ex-News12 Long Island reporter Sean Bergin, Jasmine Joseph of Syosset and the late News12 Long Island anchor Judy Martin. Center: cars stuck in a massive puddle on the Southern State Parkway during a record flood in August.

Top 10 Most-Read Long Island News Stories of 2014

December 30, 2014
 
Public Education Rally

Public Education Advocates Rally For Change

October 26, 2014

 
From left: Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Zephyr Teachout

Cuomo Holds Off Teachout Challenge in NY Dem Primary

September 9, 2014
 
Zephyr Teachout and Common Core

Zephyr Teachout, Long Islanders Rally Against Common Core

September 6, 2014
 
Teachout-Astorino debate

Astorino, Teachout Slam Absent Cuomo in Debate

September 4, 2014
 
We Will Not Conform

Glenn Beck’s ‘We Will Not Conform’: Flawed, But On-Target Against Comm...

August 6, 2014

 
Zephyr Teachout

Zephyr Teachout Wants Andrew Cuomo & Common Core Out

July 26, 2014
 
schoolteacher

Calif. Court Ruling Seen as Salvo in ‘War on Teachers’

June 11, 2014
 
Protesters rally outside the Suffolk County Democratic Party spring fundraiser in Holbrook on Monday, April 28, 2014.

Cuomo Draws Supporters, Protesters to Suffolk Fundraiser

April 29, 2014
 
Louis C.K. SNL

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

April 29, 2014

 
school

Critics Question Why Brands Are Plugged in NY School Tests

April 29, 2014
 
Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert Tackles Common Core [Video]

April 9, 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
 
Hundreds of parents and teachers packed Ward Melville High School Nov. 13, 2013 to protest Common Core. Recent adjustments to its implementation in New York has done little to quell protestors' opposition. (Jaime Franchi/Long Island Press)

Common Core Adjustments Do Not Go Far Enough, Blast Opponents

February 16, 2014
 
standardized

New Documentary Takes Standardized Testing, Common Core Battle to Big Screen

February 9, 2014
 
Common Core and Standardized Tests

Pols Call for Common Core Delay, Cuomo Urges Patience

February 5, 2014