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Regents role in evaluating teachers is focus as school aid is ‘delinked’ in Albany - Buffalo News by Tom Precious

Senate Education Committee Chairman John J. Flanagan, R-East Northport, said turning to the Board of Regents is a possibility. “They do set educational policy,” he said, adding that discussions are continuing about not only who should devise changes to the evaluations, but how teachers are rated based on considerations such as how many disabled and English language learners they teach and the level of poverty in a school.

March 27, 2015
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Newsday - Flanagan: Can't wait until June for school aid totals

March 25, 2015 by Yancey Roy / yancey.roy@newsday.com

Though lawmakers might punt the controversial teacher evaluation process until  June, a key state senator said Wednesday they likely will settle the school aid issue now.

March 25, 2015
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March 19, 2:15 PM - 2:23 PM
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Senator Flanagan Discusses Education Issues on Capitol Pressroom

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined with Capitol Pressroom host Susan Arbetter to discuss education issues facing New York State - March 2, 2015

March 3, 2015
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Senator Flanagan Leads Effort To Return One Billion To Schools By Eliminating The GEA

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today joined with his Senate Republican colleagues at a press conference in Albany to call for the complete elimination of the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) to protect our public schools and taxpayers.  The Conference proposed a plan that would return $1 billion to schools across the state by accelerating the complete elimination of the GEA in the 2015-16 state budget.

February 10, 2015
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Senator Flanagan Leads Fight To Eliminate GEA

Senator John Flanagan (New York State) was joined by his New York State Senate Majority Conference colleagues to call for the complete elimination of the Gap Elimination Adjustment - February 10, 2015

February 10, 2015
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Senator Flanagan Discusses Education Issues On Capital Tonight

Senate Education Chairman John Flanagan (New York State) joins with Capital Tonight's Liz Benjamin to discuss education issues - January 7, 2015

January 8, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Education Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Education  Senator John J. Flanagan, Chair  10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 5, 2015  Room 124 CAP

May 5, 10:00 AM - 10:04 AM
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Committee Meeting: Education Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Education  Senator John J. Flanagan, Chair  10:00 AM, Tuesday, April 28, 2015  Room 124 CAP

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Ranzenhofer

An act to amend the education law, in relation to prohibiting cyber-bullying

1005  Refer to Finance

April 28, 10:07 AM - 10:19 AM
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March 16, 5:30 PM - 6:06 PM
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