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State Officials Release English And Math Test Results

New York State education officials have released the results of the statewide English and math tests given to students in grades 3 through 8 in the spring.

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Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
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Do You Support the Opting Out of State Testing?

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.

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Local Expert Challenges Governor Cuomo on Funding and ‘Failing Schools’ [VIDEO]

The rhetoric has heated up this budget season as New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo attempts to make sweeping changes to public education.  The budget is due by this Tuesday and Cuomo has threatened to hold back a large amount of funding if legislators fail to approve his new policy

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Morning Commute In New York Hampered After Major Snowstorm
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Herkimer and Utica on Comptroller’s List of Fiscally Stressed School Districts

New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's list of fiscally stressed schools is out and both the Herkimer and Utica school districts are on the top 15 list of the most fiscally distressed schools.

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Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino, WIBX / Townsquare Media
Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino, WIBX / Townsquare Media
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Should Utica Delay the Extended School Day?

The Utica City School District is requesting a delay to give the administration more time to effectively implement the changes required by the Extended Learning Time Grant.

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Central Valley’s Super Cosimo Tangorra Named NYSED Deputy Commissioner [VIDEO] [AUDIO]

The Superintendent of Schools who has been credited with forging the merger between Mohawk and Ilion Schools has now been named the new Deputy Commissioner of Preschool Through Grade 12 at the New York State Department of Education.

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New York State To Delay Implementation of Common Core [Updated with Audio]

The New York State Department of Education announced today that  it has decided to delay full implementation of Common Core until 2022.

"We have listened to the concerns of parents and teachers," Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl H

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Photo: Robert Benson, Getty Images
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New York Parents, Districts, Worried About Database Privacy

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Despite assurances, some New York school administrators and parents are concerned that students' privacy may be jeopardized by a new statewide portal containing grades, attendance and other personal information.

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Need Homework Help? Use EngageNY

Discussion of new educational standards in New York has led to frequent references to "Engage New York."  What exactly is EngageNY?  Are sample exam test questions, and homework help, for the new Common Core available?

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