Panel created by Gov. Cuomo recommends changes to state's Common Core curriculum

The proposed changes could be tough on teachers,

The proposed changes could be tough on teachers, who are evaluated on how well their students perform on standardized tests. (March 11, 2014 8:24 PM)

A panel created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing changes to the state's controversial Common Core curriculum, following a backlash by parents and educators.

The changes proposed would eliminate testing for grades pre-K through second. Older children in grades three through eight would also be protected from being penalized by bad scores.

"Until implementation is successful, Common Core...

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