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Common Core Math Scores Rise, English Scores Fall on Long Island

Common Core Math Scores Rise, English Scores Fall on Long Island

State Education Department releases 2014 Common Core testing scores.
WATCH: Ogden Elementary is 'Happy' School is Out

WATCH: Ogden Elementary is 'Happy' School is Out

Hewlett-Woodmere students say goodbye to school and hello to summer in a happy way.
Updated Results: Lawrence, Hewlett-Woodmere Pass Budgets

Updated Results: Lawrence, Hewlett-Woodmere Pass Budgets

Check back for live results from Lawrence and Hewlett-Woodmere votes.
Voter's Guide: Hewlett-Woodmere, Lawrence School Budget, Board Elections

Voter's Guide: Hewlett-Woodmere, Lawrence School Budget, Board Elections

What you need to know for Tuesday's budget vote and school board election.
Weigh In: Lawrence District Votes to Sell Woodmere School

Weigh In: Lawrence District Votes to Sell Woodmere School

Do you support the decision? Share your thoughts.

Reminder: Common Core Forum Monday Night

Reminder: Common Core Forum set for Monday night.
Snow Prompts School Closings Across Nassau

Snow Prompts School Closings Across Nassau

Find out what schools cancelled classes Monday.
Social Worker, Parents Blast 'God-Awful' Common Core

Social Worker, Parents Blast 'God-Awful' Common Core

Speakers at the forum said hope could be coming from Albany and urged parents to join forces and opt out of controversial testing.
Update: Schools Announce Early Dismissals Tuesday

Update: Schools Announce Early Dismissals Tuesday

Come back to this page for updated announcements.
Reminder: HAFTR Early Dismissal Wednesday

Reminder: HAFTR Early Dismissal Wednesday

Hebrew Academy of Five Towns operates on abbreviated schedule Wednesday.
Common Core Forum Set for Thursday

Common Core Forum Set for Thursday

Rockville Centre PTA and staff to host forum on curriculum, testing, and sharing of students’ personal data.
Long Island's 15 Most Obese School Districts

Long Island's 15 Most Obese School Districts

Most far exceed state average, according to health department data.
McCarthy Intern, Hewlett Alum Reacts to Retirement

McCarthy Intern, Hewlett Alum Reacts to Retirement

Jeremy Rosenberg, class of 2010, recalls Rep. Carolyn McCarthy's 'noble' activism, dedication, and lasting legacy after her retirement.
Protesters to Picket Common Core Outside TV Studio

Protesters to Picket Common Core Outside TV Studio

A protest against the federal learning standards will be held in front of News 12 at 4 p.m. Monday.
HAFTR Cancels Friday Classes

HAFTR Cancels Friday Classes

No school at Hebrew Academy because of snow.
Top School Stories of 2013

Top School Stories of 2013

A roundup of some of the top education stories in the region.
Buses, BOCES Cut Led 2013 Headlines

Buses, BOCES Cut Led 2013 Headlines

Year in Review: Patch looks back at the biggest Five Towns school stories of 2013.
Five Towns Holiday Concert Schedule This Week

Five Towns Holiday Concert Schedule This Week

Check out this week's scheduled holiday concerts in Five Towns schools.