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In a world where too many politicians treat education like a political football, Rob Astorino is a welcome anomaly. His Astorino/Moss education plan offers practical, common sense steps for restoring the flexibility our children need and the accountability our society requires to the schools of New York. From beginning to end, the plan recognizes that […]

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Cuomo Resists Temptation

Governor Cuomo Resists Temptation

Lydia Kulbida of WTEN Albany interviewed Governor Cuomo. He told her, “Sometimes the temptation is to actually tell reporters the truth.” Once again the governor has proven he can successfully resist that temptation. Governor Cuomo said that teachers can postpone evaluations based on state tests for five years. This is simply not true. The federal […]

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Get the answers to your questions on Common Core-Oct 23 New York

Come explore the facts of Common Core with expert educator Dr. Peg Luksik. Thursday, Oct 23 6:00PM-8:00PM Adriance Library 93 Market Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Dr. Peg Luksik – Dr. Peg Luksik is a Pennsylvania teacher with over 35 years of experience in both special education and elementary education. She has taught at every level […]

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In the discussion of Common Core in New York, there seem to be more questions than answers. Oct 22 East Fishkill, NY Education Forum Invitation.

Parents, Teachers, and Taxpayers at the Common Sense Education Day, Albany 7/7/14.

In the discussion of Common Core in New York, there seem to be more questions than answers. Dear New Yorkers of Putnam and Dutchess Counties: When I ran for the school board a few elected people told me, “There is nothing you can do about it. We have to follow Common Core.” I was also […]

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Ulster County – Lead the Rally today. Need phone calls!

There is something we can do.

ACTION NEEDED OCT 15!! in Ulster County to support repeal of Common Core – Ulster County Resolution No. 350 Ulster County Resolution No. 350, which urges the New York State Legislature to move forward on bills A07994 and S06267 to discontinue implementation of the common core state standards, will be discussed by The Legislative Programs, […]

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Common Core: Too Good To Be True?

Devil's in the details.

Read The Fine Print by Peg Luksik September 2013 It’s advice that most of us have learned to follow the hard way. It’s easy to get caught up in a well-crafted sales pitch, and just overlook the parts that are “too good to be true.” But when we are dealing with the futures of our […]

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