Don't Miss: Common Core Forum

Discuss the implementation of the Common Core learning standards at 7 p.m. Thursday in the student union multipurpose room at Rockland Community College.

Senator David Carlucci, Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee and Assemblyman James Skoufis organized the session.

The New York State Education Department has come in for a lot of criticism from parents and educators over its implementation of its new academic standards. 

It's just part of the controversy over Engage New York. Many school districts in the Lower Hudson Valley chose to withdraw from the federal Race to the Top grant program to protest the state's student data reporting requirements, but those districts will still have to submit student data to NYSED. 


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