Education and Common Core

Politics, classroom don't mix - Editorial by Assemblyman Ed Ra, Albany Times Union, January 11, 2016

After countless reactive moves and years of dragging their feet, state leaders have only made New York's education system worse. After a deafening public outcry, Gov. Andrew Cuomo had no other choice but to address the flawed and failed curriculum implemented under his watch.

 

Ed Ra joins Nick Reisman on Capital Tonight to discuss 2016 Education Budget including GEA and repealing and delinking APPR 

 

 

Joie Tyrrell, "Protestors Say Common Core standards should be scrapped", Newsday March 7, 2014

"The protesters held signs opposing legislation passed Wednesday by the Assembly that would delay for two years a new system of teacher evaluations and elements of curricula tied to Common Core standards.

They support a bill sponsored by Assemb. Edward Ra (R-Franklin Square) and state Sen. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) that would put the standards on hold and establish a commission to examine them."

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