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From Oklahoma to Louisiana: Why states are dropping Common Core

When Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill repealing Common Core national standards from her state’s schools, it was perhaps the most ironic moment in the fight over the initiative.…

State Assembly Passes Bill for Partial Common Core Moratorium; Senate Weighing All Options

BY CHERYL SLAVIN On March 5 the New York State Assembly passed a bill by a vote of 121 to 10 to slow down certain aspects of Common Core implementation…

State Legislators Host Public Forum on Common Core, Propose Two Year Moratorium on High Stakes Testing

BY CHERYL SLAVIN Close to 100 Rockland residents showed up on a frigid winter’s night last Thursday to express their concerns at a public forum about the adverse impact the…

Zebrowski Calls for Common Core Delay

Statement from Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski  “The Assembly Majority, through Speaker Silver and Chairwoman Catherine Nolan, issued a statement calling for the delay of testing based on Common Core standards for…

Hudson Valley Legislators to Hold Forum for Parents and Educators on Common Core Implementation

Senator David Carlucci, Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, and Assemblyman James Skoufis will be hosting a forum centered on the recent implementation of the Common Core standards by the…

IN OPEN LETTER, DUTCHESS COUNTY EXEC EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT COMMON CORE

Dear NYS Education Commissioner King, Over the past several months there have been numerous forums throughout Dutchess County, focused on the implementation of Common Core. Clearly, it is an issue…

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