Issues: Education

Espada Renews Call for Tolls as Students Citywide Walk Out

In Midst of Citywide Student Walk-Out, Espada Renews Call for Toll on East River Bridges to Save Free Student MetroCard

June 11, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Hosts a Visit from the Youth Civic Leadership Academy

MEDIA ADVISORY  NYS Senator Eric Adams Hosts a Visit from the Youth Civic Leadership Academy 

June 9, 2010
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6/9/2010: Public Sschool 47Q visits Albany

Senator Shirley L. Huntley,(D 10-Jamaica)and Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D 23rd-Far Rockaway) greet parents, students and faculty from Publci School 47Q

June 8, 2010
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Maintaining Educational Excellence in Tough Times

These are challenging times for most New York schools. Buffeted by declining state aid and mounting property tax fatigue, school districts are struggling to maintain educational programs with fewer and fewer resources. As chair of the Senate Education Committee, I fought hard to avert devastating mid-year cuts to state education aid in 2009, affording school districts an opportunity to plan for the difficult fiscal year ahead.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Fights to Protect Aid to Education

Senator Foley is joined by education and community leaders at a recent press conference.  Senator Foley called on his senate colleagues to join him in the fight for substantial reductions in the level of cuts to education funding proposed for the state budget.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Fights to Protect Aid to Education

Senator Foley speaks with a community leader at a recent press conference.  Senator Foley called on his senate colleagues to join him in the fight for substantial reductions in the level of cuts to education funding proposed for the state budget.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Fights to Protect Aid to Education

Senator Foley and NYSUT President Richard Iannuzzi speak to a Central Islip student at a recent press conference.  Senator Foley called on his senate colleagues to join him in the fight for substantial reductions in the level of cuts to education funding proposed for the state budget.

June 7, 2010
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Senator Foley Fights to Protect State Aid to Education

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) and the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), along with other community and school leaders hosted a press conference today to call on state lawmakers to make substantial reductions in cuts to education aid.

June 7, 2010
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June 4, 2010
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Linda Morton, Lauren Marie Curet, Joelle Robinson, Senator Addabbo and the Principal of St. John's Lutheran School in Glendale.

Both Lauren Marie and Joelle won an essay writing contest as judged by AARP Chapter 4123. Senator Addabbo was there to happily present these fine students with a citation congratulating them on their accomplishment.

June 4, 2010
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Anti-Bullying lecture at IS 93 in Ridgewood

Bullying has become an issue in our schools so Senator Addabbo is sponsoring a lecture for the parents to address what can be done.

Guest Speaker will be Mark Weiss. He is the Education Director of Operation Respect at the Department of Education. He is also a retired principal.

June 9, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Education Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Education Senator Suzi Oppenheimer, Chair 1:30 PM, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 Room 124 CAP

June 8, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Padavan Launches Summer Reading Program for Local Students

 With the end of the school year and summer fast approaching, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) is inviting all area students in the community to participate in his Summer Reading Challenge Program. The free program is intended to encourage school children to continue reading through the summer months.  

June 3, 2010
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Senate Approves Members To Small Business Advisory Board, SUNY Board Of Trustees And Public Health Boards

The New York State Senate confirmed sixteen appointees to key boards today, including members to the Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority, the Administrative Review Board for Professional Medical Conduct, the Small Business Advisory Board,  the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York, the City University Construction Fund, the Long Island State Park, Recreation & Historic Preservation Commission, the Stewart Airport

June 3, 2010
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SENATOR KLEIN WELCOMES P.S. 81 STUDENTS IN ALBANY

State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) welcomed 120 students from P.S. 81 Robert J. Christen School in Albany on Tuesday for the school’s annual field trip to the Capital. The students received a tour of the Capitol building and the Corning Tower at Empire State Plaza and were then treated to a pizza party sponsored by Senator Klein.

 

June 2, 2010
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