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New York Algebra Teacher Writes Parents About the "Serious Disservice" of CC Tests

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 06.24.2016 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

The following text is from an email that New York parent Scott Strong received from his twins' eighth-grade teacher. It concerns the Pearson-crafted, allegedly Common-Core-aligned algebra exam administered in New York in 2015.

Here's How New York Students Did On Common Core Tests This Year

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

The New York State Education Department released the much-anticipated scores on this year's statewide English language arts and math exams on Thursday...

NY Students Are Way Too Stressed Out About Standardized Testing

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

Standardized tests are really stressing New York students out. Like, really stressing them out. According to a recent survey conducted by The ...

This Private School Does Not Use The Common Core And Wants You To Know It

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

One upstate New York private school is trying to use public opposition to the Common Core to its advantage. The Common Core State Standards are ne...

New York Teachers Union Says 'No' To New Education Standards

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.27.2014 | New York

During the 2012 - 2013 school year, New York educators became some of the first in the nation charged with bringing the Common Core Standards into the...

School Leader Says Common Core Opposition Based On 'Misinformation'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

It seems like New York State Education Commissioner John King is hoping New Yorkers warm up to the Common Core Standards in 2014. Several days befo...

New York Parents REALLY Want Their Education Boss To Resign

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 11.15.2013 | New York

It has not been a good week for New York State Education Commissioner John King, as parents and education groups continued to call for his resignation...

N.Y. Teacher Rallies Against Common Core State Tests, Says Math Is Too Difficult

Posted 10.29.2012 | Education

William Gotsch, a fourth-grade teacher at Madrid-Waddington Central School in Madrid, N.Y., is urging the state to revisit its new education standards...

City Officials Tell Edu. Commission Additional Funding Is Needed To Fund Common Core Implementation

Posted 10.18.2012 | Education

As New York City works to integrate the Common Core State Standards, Department of Education Deputy Chancellor Shael Polakow-Suransky says both the ci...