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The State Board of Regents is poised to delay some requirements of the federal Common Core standards. Some state lawmakers are still questioning, though, whether the Regents are going far enough to remedy what critics say is a “flawed”...
Panel: Extend phase-in of tougher NY Regents exams BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - New York education officials are planning to give high school students more time to meet the new Common Core learning standards. A Board of Regents work group on Monday...
Panel to report on rollout of Common Core in NY UNDATED (AP) - A panel of education policy makers is set to make recommendations for smoothing implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards in New York. The state Education Department's...
One of the biggest issues facing the State Association of Counties this year will be consolidation. During his budget presentation, Governor Cuomo renewed his push for local governments to share more resources. County legislators say they agree that...
President Obama signed the Farm Bill into law today, after four years of failed attempts to pass one. Congressman Richard Hanna says the bill will give economic stability to farmers in the Southern Tier. Representative Hanna toured the Dutch Hill...
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Richard Hanna are teaming up to push for federal funding for universal pre-kindergarten education. The argument Gillibrand, a democrat, and Hanna, a republican, are making is that funding universal...