State Assembly passes bill on Common Core
ALBANY - The State Assembly passed a bill yesterday delaying schools from using Common Core tests to decide if a student is left back.
The move would prevent using the tests in teacher evaluations for two years, but the bill could have a tough time in the State Senate.
The Assembly also talked about getting ride of Common Core completely.
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That suggestion was defeated by lawmakers who were worried about losing federal 'Race to the Top' grant money.