Thursday, December 12, 2013

Red Hook Private School Voted Down; Common Core Flap; Twerking Burglar; and More Brooklyn Briefs

More about that here.

- Many Brooklyn parents said they are in favor of the new Common Core standards for schools, even if NYC's execution of their roll-out sucks. [WNYC]

- Or was the above education forum all a set up!!??? [Diane Ravitch's blog]

- Video: Brooklyn burglar twerks for an hour outside apartment first. [NY Magazine]

- Grimm campaign denounces ‘planted’ Fossella comeback report. [Politicker]

- Bad Santa! 12 SantaCon horror stories. [Grub Street]

- NYC finishes in last place in Cuomo's economic development competition. [NY1]

- They still don't know who the totally bogus 'deaf interpreter' standing next to President Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial was. Security, anyone? [NY Daily News]

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