Briarcliff Schools Could See Changes In Common Core Rollout

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Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch appointed a task force to find ways to improve the implementation of the Common Core standards.

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A six-member task force appointed by New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch has made recommendations to improve the implementation of Common Core standards throughout Westchester County and all of New York State, according to CBS New York. 

Some of the recommendations include allowing teachers to argue against termination based on students test performances as well as delaying the phase-in of Common Core regents exams until 2022 instead of 2017, CBS New York reported. 

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RegularJeff:

Stop trying to fix things that are broken because they shouldn't exist in the first place. Abolish is my favorite word in the English language these days.

Fifth Ave Guy:

Why not scrap it all together?

There's really no point putting sentances into math problems if the kids don't read. Let's stick with 4 + 4 = 8 and everything should be fine.