Tag: education

Long Island’s Opt Out Movement Has Made The Grade—Now What?

The heated battle pitting the governor, the teachers unions, and grassroots public school advocacy groups came to a head during this spring’s testing season, culminating in almost 100,000 students—more than half of the student population in Nassau and Suffolk counties—opting out of state tests.

1 in 5 Long Island School Districts in ‘Fiscal Stress’

Ten LI school districts have suffered from chronic fiscal stress.

Zephyr Teachout, Anti-Common Core Firebrand, Running For Congress

“I'm running to raise up the voices of people who are shut out—and that includes the voices of parents and teachers.”

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

Preliminary unofficial figures suggest more than double the 30,000 LI students who opted out last year refused the latest round of Common Core exams.

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

"It’s a remarkable and unusual movement, grounded in three powerful motives: parents’ fierce protectiveness of their children, teachers’ drive to protect the classroom from a culture of fear and senseless unusable tests, and the public desire to protect our democracy."
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