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Sayville Middle School Common Core forum draws about 150 : LI school superintendents discuss objections to state testing Exam prep means less time for teaching the basics, they say

Jan 05, 2016 - Newsday (New York)

Four Long Island school superintendents took their objections to Common Core testing and related "reforms" on the road Monday night to a public forum at Sayville Middle School attended by about 150 parents, teachers and others.

The school chiefs, all from central or eastern Suffolk County, contend the state's tough new tests in English and math, tied to classroom evaluations, have forced teachers to spend too much time prepping students for those assessments.

The result, these admini...