Issues: Education

Charter School Public Hearing (Part1)

NYS Senate Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Public Hearing 4/22/10 Part 1

April 23, 2010
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Charter School Public Hearing (Part2)

NYS Senate Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Public Hearing 4/22/10 Part 2

April 23, 2010
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Charter School Public Hearing (Part 3)

NYS Senate Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Public Hearing 4/22/10 Part 3

April 23, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Education Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Education Senator Suzi Oppenheimer, Chair 1:30 PM, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Room 124 CAP

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44 Refer to Finance

April 27, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Senator Rubén Díaz Donates 32 State-of-the-Art Laptops to Students in the Bronx

PRESS RELEASEApril 21, 2010FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Senator Rubén Díaz Donates 32 State-of-the-Art Laptops to Students in the Bronx

State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) along with Ms. Lillian Rodríguez López, President of the Hispanic Federation, and Ms. Estelle Hans, Principal of the Collegiate Institute of Math and Science located at 925 Astor Avenue in the Bronx, will unveil a new computer lab for the students of the Collegiate Institute for Math and Science on Thursday, April 22 at 1:00 pm.

April 21, 2010
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Senator Owen Johnson Congratulates SUNY’s Best of the Best!

Senator Owen Johnson congratulates eight SUNY students from the 4th Senate District who received the prestigious New York Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.  The following eight students, from a total of 220 students statewide, received an overall GPA of 3.8 and have records of significant contributions to their campus communities.

April 20, 2010
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Statement from Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) on Elimination Of Rubber Rooms Agreement

For far too long, New Yorkers have been exposed to repeated and outrageous stories regarding the notorious “rubber room” system.  The “rubber room” system has long been synonymous with dysfunction and ineffectiveness drawing the ire and disgust of New Yorkers. That is why, I have been working with the City Department of Education and the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) to eliminate the current rubber room system and replace it with a better and stronger process.  

April 19, 2010
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Senator Flanagan Visits Lake Grove School

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently visited the entire 5th grade class of Eugene Auer Elementary School to talk to the students.  The visit was arranged by Ms. April Mindlin, a teacher at the Lake Grove school, to provide students with an opportunity to learn first-hand about Senator Flanagan’s work and to give them a better understanding of New York State government.

April 19, 2010
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Town Hall - Middle Village

Come discuss the issues that concern you and that affect your everyday life with Senator Addabbo at this town hall meeting.

May 20, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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April 18, 2010
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Senator Owen Johnson welcomes Half Hollow Hills Students to the State Capitol

Photo left to right:  Maria Russo-Schwartz, John Quiwa, Gabriella DiFatta, Senator Owen Johnson, Nicole Lombardo, and Michael Petruzzelli.

Half Hollow Hills High School students John Quiwa, Gabriella DiFatta, and Nicole Lombardo recently met with Senator Owen Johnson in his Albany office.  The students are members of the high school’s legislative committee and traveled to the State Capitol to discuss issues including education and finance.

April 16, 2010
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Rochester Student Shadows Senator Robach in Albany

Yar Deng, a School Without Walls senior, was one of 31 high-school students from across the State to be a part of the 10th annual Students Inside Albany conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation.

April 16, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Education Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Education Senator Suzi Oppenheimer, Chair 1:30 PM, Tuesday, April 20, 2010 Room 124 CAP

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Stachowski

April 20, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Senator Díaz Has Some Reservations About Agreement to Close ‘Rubber Rooms’

April 15, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Díaz Has Some Reservations About Agreement to Close ‘Rubber Rooms’

Bronx, NY - State Senator Rubén Díaz, Sr. today remarked that he continues to have concerns about the agreement that was reached between New York City and the teachers’ union to close the so-called ‘rubber rooms’.

“Any time two sides can come to an agreement, especially regarding such a contentious issue as the ‘rubber rooms’, that is good news,” stated Senator Díaz.

April 15, 2010
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Keep Excellent and Effective Professionals in the Classroom

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

By Senator Rubén Díaz

Families living in my community in the Bronx confront and overcome enormous challenges every day. As budget negotiations play out upstate and in the City, it’s becoming increasingly clear that our community could be hit hard again and this time, it’s our children who will unjustly bear the brunt of the pain.

April 15, 2010
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