Common Core Task Force Urges Overhaul Of Controversial Testing Methods
The report recommends less testing, but suggests maintaining "the key instructional shifts" of the Common Core Standards.
Updated: Dec 11, 2015 4:06 PM
Harlem Principal Who Jumped In Front Of Subway Train Allegedly Finished Tests For Students Who Ran Out Of Time
On at least one day of testing.
Updated: Jul 28, 2015 4:01 PM
Harlem Principal Who Jumped In Front Of Subway Train Had Been Accused Of Tampering With Standardized Tests
"Principal Worrell-Breeden was the subject of allegations of testing improprieties," DOE spokeswoman Devora Kaye said.
Updated: Jul 27, 2015 1:19 PM
John Oliver Skewers America's Standardized Testing With A No. 2 Pencil
John Oliver gave America another bracing burst of enlightening laughs/tears last night in a segment excoriating the nation's explosion of standardized testing.
Updated: May 4, 2015 1:25 PM
Black & Hispanic Students Fall Behind In Second Year Of Common Core Testing
Black and Hispanic students fall behind in common core testing, leading to breathless calls for radical change.
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 4:49 PM
Video: Louis C.K. Slams Common Core Testing During Letterman Interview
The comedian also blasted Common Core apologists on Twitter.
Updated: May 2, 2014 11:07 AM
Louis C.K. Hates Common Core Because It Makes His Kids Cry
But he does love NYC public schools, 'mice, lice and all.'
Updated: Apr 29, 2014 10:26 AM
NY State Might Give Students Fewer Tests Soon
The state DOE has come up with an alternate set of proposals for future testing.
Updated: Oct 26, 2013 3:09 PM
NYC Teachers Ask, "Where Are The Textbooks?"
City public schools have been back in session for almost a month now, but it appears teachers are still waiting for a significant number of their new Common Core-approved textbooks.
Updated: Oct 5, 2013 3:30 PM
WTF: Albany High School Essay Asks Students To Convince Teacher "Jews Are Evil"
Students had to watch Nazi propaganda.
Updated: Apr 12, 2013 6:17 PM
Public School Kindergarteners Crying Over "Algebraic Thinking" Already
Should "babies" be pushing their mathematical boundaries? Or should they be coloring some more?
Updated: Jan 27, 2013 12:23 PM
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