Port Washington parents protest state's new common core academic standards

The policy is being phased in by school

The policy is being phased in by school districts across 45 states. (October 2, 2013 10:36 PM)

Port Washington parents voiced their concerns on the state's controversial new curriculum Wednesday night.

The common core academic standards will measure students' abilities by encouraging them to find different ways to answer the same problem on exams. The practice is being phased in by school districts across 45 states, including New York.

Educators say there are benefits to the new...

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