With Gov. Cuomo apparently declining to debate his challengers this election season, Zephyr Teachout, a challenger in next week’s Democratic primary, and his November ballot opponent Republican Rob Astorino, face each other and go head-to-head on the issues, from economic policy to fracking to where they may agree on issues such as Common Core.
.@RobAstorino says he opposes Common Core because of "central bureaucrats" controlling local school decisions.— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) September 4, 2014
.@zephyrteachout cites Bill Gates and other Common Core funders she says "have no experience of what it's like in a classroom"— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) September 4, 2014