Poll: N.Y. voters split on Core
Many back moratorium on tougher education standards
By Jon Campbell
Journal Albany bureau
ALBANY — Half of New York voters believe the state should delay implementation of the Common Core, according to a new poll released.
Siena College found 50 percent those polled support a two-year moratorium on the more-stringent education standards, compared to 38 percent who said they should “continue to be implemented as quickly as possible.” Support for a moratorium was strongest upstate, where 63 percent backed a two-year pause, according to the survey.
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