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Caryl Lorandini teaches one of her eighth-grade math
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Caryl Lorandini teaches one of her eighth-grade math classes at Carle Place Middle School. She is an officer in a state math teachers association, and has talked about the state's upcoming math tests which are expected to be much more rigorous than those used in the past. (April 2, 2013)(Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)

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LI families react to new testing program

The New York State Department of Education will begin a series of more difficult English and Math tests for public school students, prompting some parents to opt out of the new regime.

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