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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.
Governor Cuomo Signs Bill Allowing Tuckahoe School to Consolidate with Southampton Schools

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill Allowing Tuckahoe School to Consolidate with Southampton Schools

$9 Million in allocated capital spending funds would be reserved to reduce residents' tax bills
Porters Advance to the Championships, Take On Shelter Island Indians

Porters Advance to the Championships, Take On Shelter Island Indians

Leave a good luck message for the Porters in the comments section.
Don't Miss: 'High School Musical' At Mattituck High

Don't Miss: 'High School Musical' At Mattituck High

The show will be performed on both Saturday and Sunday nights.
Some North Fork Schools Have 2-Hour Delay Tuesday

Some North Fork Schools Have 2-Hour Delay Tuesday

Add your delayed openings or cancellations for Tuesday to the comments section.
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.
Don't Miss: Common Core Forum in Riverhead Wednesday

Don't Miss: Common Core Forum in Riverhead Wednesday

The event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
Students To Present 'High School Musical' in Mattituck

Students To Present 'High School Musical' in Mattituck

The musical will feature the largest cast ever on the Mattituck High School stage.
Don't Miss: Book Fair To Raise Funds For Head Start

Don't Miss: Book Fair To Raise Funds For Head Start

The funds raised will help to buy books for the classrooms.
Southold BOE Meeting Rescheduled Due to Snow

Southold BOE Meeting Rescheduled Due to Snow

A snow day means no BOE meeting for the Southold school district.
All North Fork Schools Closed Wednesday Due to Snow

All North Fork Schools Closed Wednesday Due to Snow

Kids are gearing up for a day of sledding and fun.
What Our Readers Are Saying About Greenport School's High Obesity Rate

What Our Readers Are Saying About Greenport School's High Obesity Rate

Some readers point to the expense of healthier foods as being one cause for the higher obesity figures in Greenport.
Greenport Tops List of Long Island's 15 Most Obese School Districts

Greenport Tops List of Long Island's 15 Most Obese School Districts

Most far exceed state average, according to health department data.
North Fork Schools Announce Two-Hour Delay Tuesday

North Fork Schools Announce Two-Hour Delay Tuesday

Icy roads have prompted two-hour delays for schools on the North Fork.
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.