This week on New York Now, NYSUT President Dick Iannuzzi talks to Karen DeWitt about the state's rollout of the Common Core standards.
"It is a tough situation," says Iannuzzi. "It is a big change. We were saying very early on that there's a lot to be done here and it needs to be done carefully. And unfortunately, we weren't listened to and the other stakeholders - principals, schools boards, superintendents - weren't listened to...
"Urgency doesn't justify simply moving forward without a plan that's going to work."
New York Now airs this weekend on PBS stations in New York state. Check local listings for airtimes.
'New York NOW' on New York Public Television (PBS)
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WMHT | Fridays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 11 a.m. and 11 p.m.
New York City
WNET | Saturdays at 11 a.m.
WLIW | Sundays at 11 a.m.
WXXI | Sundays at 6 p.m.
WNED | Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
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WPBS | Sundays at 7:30 a.m.
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