Teacher evaulations

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Governor Andrew Cuomo's newly named Common Core Task Force will be meeting for the first time this Friday.  A local representative named to serve on the task force is collecting feedback before heading to New York City. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley tells us the leader of the District Parent Coordinating Council wants to make sure Western New York's voice is heard.

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Support for opting out of standardized testing is mounting. WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says while the State Education Department and Cuomo Administration warn against it, others are urging parents to have their children opt out.


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Buffalo teachers still have not voted on the proposed evaluation system of their work and it may be a few weeks before there is a decision.