Growing number of Long Island parents opt out of Common Core exams

Thursday, May 7, 2015

By Amanda Ocasio, Rayvin Bleu and Stephen Levine When the Common Core exams were first given in 2013, only about 1,000 students on Long Island opted out of…

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Hempstead boxer finds success in the ring

Friday, March 27, 2015

By Joseph Zapata, Isabella Paola, Mike Rudin, and Anthony Santaniello   When the bell rings, local Hempstead boxer Dwayne Burchell, 19, seems like an unstoppable force. At 152…

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Grand jury decisions call justice system into question

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Two separate grand jury decisions – not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner, and Officer Darren Wilson for shooting Michael Brown – have…

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