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.
Today concluded the first day of standardized testing in New York State for the 2014-2015 academic year and one expert on millenials joined WIBX First News with Keeler to defend the need for standardized testing, if perhaps not the current form of that testing.
A group of 4th graders in New Hampshire took a field trip to the state legislature because they wanted to make the red-tailed hawk the state raptor (bird of prey). What was expected to be a fun-filled trip that would allow kids to learn how government works turned into an absolute nightmare!
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 Today we talk Education Reform with Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and Senator Joe Griffo. Also, the Utica Comets are going to the playoffs and we'll drink some craft beer with John Naegele.