Standing Up for Our Kids

Catharine Young

March 11, 2014

Voting No on Regents Who Imposed Common Core

Yes for Our Kids Who Deserve Better

On behalf of the thousands of frustrated parents, students, and teachers that I represent, today I voted against confirmation of the four Board of Regents candidates that were nominated by the State Assembly.

The roll-out of Common Core has been profoundly flawed, and the State Education Department and Board of Regents are responsible for this mess.

Today's vote sends a loud and clear message that our students deserve better and that this bureaucratic disaster needs to be fixed.

New York State must return its focus to one overriding goal: providing a quality education that helps every child achieve a bright, successful, and rewarding future.


Senator Cathy Young