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Great Neck Residents Named to Dean's List at Marist

Great Neck Residents Named to Dean's List at Marist

Local residents making the grade in college.
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.
Great Neck South Junior Places 1st in Food Marketing Competition

Great Neck South Junior Places 1st in Food Marketing Competition

Azim Keshwami was honored for his first place finish at the DECA International Career Development Conference.
Parkville Elementary Celebrates Earth Day

Parkville Elementary Celebrates Earth Day

A celebration in Great Neck.
Report: Great Neck South Among Nation's Top 500 High Schools

Report: Great Neck South Among Nation's Top 500 High Schools

The findings are according to an annual list by U.S. News & World Report.
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.

Legislative Breakfast Set for Saturday to Address Mounting School Issues

Public is invited to discuss "Common Core," high-stakes testing and taxes next Saturday.
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.
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.
Top School Stories of 2013

Top School Stories of 2013

A roundup of some of the top education stories in the region.
Parents Petition State to Stop Sharing Student Data on inBloom

Parents Petition State to Stop Sharing Student Data on inBloom

Student privacy is at stake, and parents are left in the dark, educational advocates say.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
New Report Grades New York on Student Data Collection, Use

New Report Grades New York on Student Data Collection, Use

State lawmakers are sponsoring legislation to limit access to and use of student information.
Robots and Students Strut Their Stuff

Robots and Students Strut Their Stuff

Great Neck students participate in a robotics invitational hosted by Half Hollow Hills.
After 2 Heated Forums, Final LI Education Event to Be Webcast

After 2 Heated Forums, Final LI Education Event to Be Webcast

Nov. 26 event with state education chief will be live-streamed by state Sen. Ken LaValle.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Educators to King: Think of the Children

Educators to King: Think of the Children

Nearly 1,000 educators and parents rally against New York's implementation of the controversial Common Core standards.