'Sit and Stare' policy at East Meadow, East Moriches outrages parents who opt students out of Common Core testing

During the English tests, students will spend about

During the English tests, students will spend about an hour and a half a day for the next three days finishing the exam. (April 1, 2014 6:07 PM)

Long Island students in third through eighth grade began the first round of the controversial Common Core tests Tuesday. However, this year more students than last year are expected to opt out, and parents are upset with how those students are being treated. 

According to the Long Island Opt-Out Facebook page, more than 12,000 students opted out of Tuesday’s exam. Activist Jeanette Deutermann...

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