Issues: Education

Senator Diane Savino Hosts Annual Back To School Giveaway

NY1 VIDEO: More than 500 Staten Islanders lined up in front of the Cromwell Center Wednesday for an annual back to school giveaway organized by Senator Diane Savino

September 11, 2009
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Cypress Hills’ “Little Red Schoolhouse” Rededicated As State Of The Art School

School to Open for 2009-2010 School Year(Brooklyn, NY)—Recently Senator Martin Malavé Dilan (D-Brooklyn) attended the dedication of the Cesiah Toro Mullane Campus, affectionately known as “The Little Red School House,”  upon completion of renovations as a part of a city-wide school capital plan.The school house, P.S. 65, underwent renovations to combine what was two buildings into a state of the art 97,000 square foot, 700 seat facility.

September 8, 2009
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Reads to Youngsters at SUNY Downstate, Fillling "Prescription" to a Successful Education: Read to Children!

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NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS HELPS PREPARE FAMILIES FOR THE START OF THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR BY READING TO CHILDREN AT SUNY DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER

September 3, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Thanks Stony Brook Intern

Emily Richey of Stony Brook recently concluded a summer-long internship with Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District).  Ms.

September 3, 2009
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Senator Adams reads to kids at SUNY Downstate to support reading programs such as Reach out and Read

Senator Adams reads to kids at SUNY Downstate to support reading programs such as Reach out and Read.

September 2, 2009
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Yoga Studios To Breathe Easier After State Regulators End Harassment

Sen. Schneiderman and Assm. Rosenthal Applaud Education Department’s Reversal

August 31, 2009
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Staff Report on the SFY 2008-09 Senate Budget

August 31, 2009
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Staff Analysis of the SFY 2008-09 Executive Budget

Analysis of the Executive Budget begins with a summary of the spending plan. It then examines an explanation of receipts and provides for Senate issues in focus. Finally, it examines appropriations and disbursements for each agency and program included in the budget. The report provides a comparison of the appropriations recommended this year with those approved last year, and an analysis of the Governor’s recommendations.

August 31, 2009
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Focusing on Rural New York: Rural Resources Commission Overview

Overview of the Rural Resource Commission's background, legislative chapters and publications.

August 31, 2009
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Staff Analysis of the SFY 2009-10 Executive Budget Vols. I & II

This analysis of the Executive Budget begins with a summary of the spending plan. It then examines an explanation of receipts and provides for Senate issues in focus. Finally, it examines appropriations and disbursements for each agency and program included in the budget. The report provides a comparison of the appropriations recommended this year with those approved last year, and an analysis of the Governor’s recommendations.

August 31, 2009
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2006-07 Rural Education Mini-Grants

A compendium of innovative teaching-learning projects that received matching funds through the Rural Education Advisory Committee’s (REAC’s) mini-grant program, made possible by appropriations from the New York State Legislature, at the request of the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources. The booklet includes projects completed in 2006-07 as well as those being conducted during the 2007-08 school year. A total of 139 applications from small and rural schools were submitted to REAC: 52 were funded, with a maximum award of $2500 each.

August 31, 2009
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Staff Report on the SFY 2008-09 Adopted Budget

August 31, 2009
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Report of the Senate Finance Committee on the SFY 2008-09 Executive Budget

August 31, 2009
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Study on Potential Savings in Rural Public School Non-Instruction Costs Through Shared Services

A study of sixteen rural schools to determine the feasibility of sharing non-instructional services as an avenue to achieving cost savings.

August 31, 2009
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Financial Information Review

Pursuant to the State Finance Law (Section 23(5)), as amended by Chapter 1 of the laws of 2007, this is the Senate staff report on estimated State receipts and disbursements for the current and ensuing fiscal years.  Pursuant to the statute, included in this report are estimated tax receipts on an all-funds basis, estimated lottery receipts, estimated miscellaneous receipts to be received in the General Fund, and the underlying factors and data upon which such receipts are based. 

August 31, 2009
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Serrano at Island Kids Celebration

Senator Serrano was on Roosevelt Island for the culmination of the Island Kids Summer Camp. The camp is for children ages 5 to 13, and its programming includes swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music, culinary arts, and weekly field trips. This program offers partial and full scholarships to low-income families, who might otherwise not be able to participate. The 2009 season kicked off on July 7th, and there was an upbeat closing ceremony on August 26th.

August 26, 2009
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Senator Johnson Sponsors Back to School Supply Drive

This month,  through the beginning of September, Senator Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau), will be hosting a “Back to School” school supply drive,  in cooperation with Gateway Youth Outreach, an after-school homework assistance program for at-risk youth. The purpose of the supply drive is to get those less fortunate ready for school by providing them with new, much-needed school supplies.

August 21, 2009
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August 20, 2009
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