Rockland Community College http://wamc.org en Call To Delay Common Core Gains Traction http://wamc.org/post/call-delay-common-core-gains-traction <p>The movement to put the brakes on the national education standards known as the&nbsp;Common Core is gaining momentum across New York State.</p><p></p><p>Some are calling for a one-year delay while others want a two-year hold on using Common Core-based tests to evaluate teachers and place students. And there are those on the fringe calling for more drastic measures including completely eliminating the tests or withdrawing New York entirely from the standards.</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:39:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 83394 at http://wamc.org Call To Delay Common Core Gains Traction New Tappan Zee Bridge Team Is Among Employers at Rockland Job Fair http://wamc.org/post/new-tappan-zee-bridge-team-among-employers-rockland-job-fair <p>There’s a job fair Tuesday in New York’s Rockland County, and one of the employers is the design-build contractor team selected to construct the new Tappan Zee Bridge.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:29:42 +0000 Allison Dunne 61787 at http://wamc.org New Tappan Zee Bridge Team Is Among Employers at Rockland Job Fair