State Assembly passes bill on Common Core

The Assembly also talked about getting ride of Common Core completely. (3/6/14)

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. 

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