Official numbers of those taking, and opting out, of this week's standardized tests in New York are not yet available but one thing is for certain. The number of those students who have opted out of the tests has grown.
_____________________________________________________________________________ The New York State United Teachers union is taking the 'Opt Out' campaign to a new level by funding a robo-call enticing parents and teachers to opt out of New York State testing next week because of the con…
Some in New York are calling for passage of the "Common Core Parental Refusal Act," legislation aimed at requiring school districts to notify parents and guardians that they may have their children "opt out" of Common Core testing in grade 3 through 8.
A bi-partisan group of state legislators, including Senator Joseph Griffo and Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney, were joined by parents, students and educators in Albany today, calling for passage of the "Common Core Parental Refusal Act."
A student at Thomas R. Proctor High School in Utica has written an open letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo in regards to his recent budget which holds back millions of dollars in aid to New York Schools. Trinh Truong, a senior at Proctor High, spoke with WIBX's First News with Keeler in the Morning …
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New test results show most New York elementary and middle school students still aren't on track to graduate ready for college, but education leaders saw progress in gains in math across all races and economic levels.
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