Issues: Education

Senator Saland at the Annual Hudson Children's Book Festival

Senator Saland hosted a booth at the Annual Hudson Children's Book Festival.   Lucy Baeckmann, Fifth Grade Teacher at Cairo Elementary School, her daughter Jessica Baeckmann and friend Taylor Metzler had fun!

May 2, 2010
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Senator Jose Peralta Calls for Wall Street Bonus Tax to Prevent Education and Adult Literacy Budget Cuts

(April 29, 2010) Today, Senator Jose Peralta was joined by Alliance for Quality Education and Make the Road New York to call on Wall Street to pay its fair share in order to prevent millions of dollars in education cuts to New York City Schools and adult literacy programs.

The groups cited Wall Street’s recent record profits of more than $61 billion in 2009 with bonuses for the same year exceeding $20 billion, while the average New Yorker makes $50, 000 annually, and called for them to bear their share of the state’s fiscal crisis.

April 30, 2010
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2010 Teacher Recognition Award

Senator Foley Asks Community Members to Nominate Outstanding Teachers for 2010 Teacher Recognition Award

April 30, 2010
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YouthBuild Long Island Students Visit State Capitol

Photo left to right:  Michael Russell; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Salaaman Keitt; Andrew Martinez; and Elizabeth Morgan, Director.

Senator Owen Johnson was pleased to meet with YouthBuild Long Island students who recently visited Albany to discuss their program’s successes in the Long Island community.

April 29, 2010
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Capitol Student

Senator Winner recently welcomed Andrew Dunn of Tompkins County to the State Capitol.  Andrew, a student at the Charles O. Dickerson High School in Trumansburg, was one of 30 high school students from across the state who participated in the 10th Annual “Students Inside Albany” conference sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State. 

April 27, 2010
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Padavan Sponsors Educational Event At Mary Louis Academy

On Wednesday April 21st, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) sponsored the “Young Women in Math Day” at the Mary Louis Academy in Jamaica Estates.

April 26, 2010
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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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