No Child Left Behind http://wrvo.org en Why Common Core? How the controversial program came to NY http://wrvo.org/post/why-common-core-how-controversial-program-came-ny <p></p><p>The Common Core Learning Standards in New York state have caused a great deal of confusion and controversy. But where did Common Core come from and why was it implemented?</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:29:28 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 53218 at http://wrvo.org Why Common Core? How the controversial program came to NY No Child Left Behind waiver granted to New York state http://wrvo.org/post/no-child-left-behind-waiver-granted-new-york-state <p>New York state is now one of 19 states that has been granted a waiver that allows for more flexibility when it comes to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law.</p><p>The change will let schools avoid a deadline requiring all students to be proficient in reading and math by 2014.&nbsp;</p><p>The Federal Education Department approved the waivers for New York and eight other states earlier this week. Other states won waivers earlier this year.</p><p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 21:08:33 +0000 Ellen Abbott 20266 at http://wrvo.org No Child Left Behind waiver granted to New York state