New York education officials released half of the state's 2014 standardized math and English test questions on Wednesday, five months after critics first complained that the questions were confusing and loaded with brand name references that looked like product placement.
The material released by the state Education Department included questions from last spring's tests together with answers and analyses.
That rumor mill wheel keeps turning for Citi Bike. But the Times reports that the bike share system is reaching a deal for a new operator, and that could mean expansion into Queens, north in Manhattan, and east in Brooklyn. Bronx biking will be but a dream for even longer.
Commuters angry at what they call substandard service on the Waterbury branch of Metro-North Railroad scored a victory Thursday with the announcement that the line will have its own advocate.