Race to the Top 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 Maffei says federal education initivatives are not working in central New York http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-says-federal-education-initivatives-are-not-working-central-new-york <p></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:54:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 42209 at http://wrvo.org Maffei says federal education initivatives are not working in central New York Many school districts to miss teacher evaluation deadline http://wrvo.org/post/many-school-districts-miss-teacher-evaluation-deadline <p>An important deadline in the state&rsquo;s ongoing teacher evaluation process occurred Sunday, but most schools reported they would miss it. &nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:42:16 +0000 Karen DeWitt 21910 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse City School District to submit teacher evaluation plan to Albany Friday http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-city-school-district-submit-teacher-evaluation-plan-albany-friday <p>The Syracuse City School District did some last minute negotiating with its teachers and principal's unions, in the hopes of getting some state funding reinstated. As WRVO's Ellen Abbott reports, 11 and a half million dollars used in the districts most troubled schools, is at stake.</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 11:14:35 +0000 Ellen Abbott 12315 at http://wrvo.org