04/22/16 6:00am

opt out map 2016

For the past few years, parents and educators have rallied against the state’s latest system of so-called high-stakes testing, which ties teacher evaluations to the controversial Common Core standards. Their principal strategy has been the opt-out movement, under which students refuse to take mandated assessment tests.

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04/22/16 6:00am

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In response to the large numbers of students who have opted out of state-mandated testing in previous years, New York State education officials recently compromised by agreeing to hold off until 2020 on tying test results to teacher ratings.

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04/19/16 4:00pm

Main Road, Love Lane & Old Sound Avenue recomendations

The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association has unveiled its recommendations to improve the three-way intersection at Main Road, Love Lane and Old Sound Avenue in Mattituck and is proposing Southold Town ban eastbound turns from Love Lane to Main Road in order to make the area safer.

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