Tag: Beth Dimino

Common Core Critics Hope Tide Turning In Battle Against Controversial Standardized...

The incoming chancellor’s remarks—made the same day as the gathering at East Islip Middle School—consequently carry enormous weight. Education advocates therefore view her acknowledgement that she’d “opt-out” as indication of a historically seismic shift—an alignment, even—away from the state’s long-held support of Common Core, and toward what opponents term “common sense” education policy.

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.

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

"We are in the midst of a vast social experiment on the children of the nation and it is all tied to the standardized test."

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

"Getting rid of the testing will cause this entire nonsensical system to implode."