Education

Christine Armario / AP

A proposal to eliminate the Regents exam in New York has alarmed some social studies teachers on Long Island. They worry if the state cuts the standardized tests, history will be the first to go.

Fewer Long Island Students Opt Out Of Common Core Tests

Sep 24, 2019
Alex Brandon / AP

Fewer Long Island students chose to opt out of New York’s standardized testing last spring, compared to two years ago. 

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The New York State Board of Regents is expected to decide in October whether to allow local public school officials to have the final say over education at private schools.

Pat Eaton-Robb / AP

Former Navy SEAL James Hatch says heading to class as a freshman at Yale University is just about as nerve-wracking as preparing for the uncertainty of combat.

Ellen Abbott / WRVO News

SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson is calling the Excelsior Scholarship a success despite statistics that show it was used by only 3.2% of SUNY students to help pay tuition costs in its first year.

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