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Astorino, Teachout Slam Absent Cuomo in Debate

The governor-hopefuls disagree on mostly every issue but agree that Cuomo needs to leave office.

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

Beck's campaign culminates in an action plan that lays out the steps needed to combat the Common Core takeover... It is a good resource in this battle.

Zephyr Teachout Wants Andrew Cuomo & Common Core Out

“He broke all those promises, and instead has governed as a trickle-down Republican taking advantage of the lack of good anti-corruption laws in this state.”

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

"Without this protection, what’s to stop administrators from firing their most highly paid teachers? How does that benefit children?”

Cuomo Draws Supporters, Protesters to Suffolk Fundraiser

While those rallying outside protested Cuomo’s position on issues ranging from education to the environment and gun rights, Democrats inside called the fundraiser a success.

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

“Our children need that joy! They deserve that joy! And our teachers need to be freed to convey it to them!”

Critics Question Why Brands Are Plugged in NY School Tests

“It seems unlikely that there was not a commercial purpose behind it,” said one Long Island parent.

Stephen Colbert Tackles Common Core [Video]

"I’ve even heard disturbing rumors that kindergartners are being forced to share."

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

“The moment a choice is taken away from a parent, that’s the moment when public education is destroyed. The moment when choice is taken away from a teacher, then public education is destroyed.”

Common Core Critics Pan Cuomo Panel Report

The panel’s recommendations were broken down into four areas: testing, data privacy, parent trust and support and teacher training.