long island http://wrvo.org en State education commissioner says Common Core here to stay http://wrvo.org/post/state-education-commissioner-says-common-core-here-stay <p></p><p>New York Education Commissioner John King visited a Long Island elementary school earlier this week, where he met privately with educators to talk about the state’s new, more rigorous education standards called Common Core.&nbsp;</p><p>The meeting came after King canceled several public events following a raucous PTA meeting in Poughkeepsie last week. At that meeting, parents lashed out at King using insults and curse words.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:07:06 +0000 Charles Lane 45791 at http://wrvo.org State education commissioner says Common Core here to stay