Issues: Education

SENATOR AMEDORE CALLS FOR ELIMINATION OF THE GAP ELIMINATION ADJUSTMENT (GEA)

Senator Amedore, and his Republican colleagues, held a press conference on February 10, 2105 to call for the complete elimination of the Gap Elimination Adjustment in this year's budget. 

March 6, 2015
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Senator Amedore Meets with Canajoharie Students

Senator George Amedore met with fifth grade students from Canajoharie Elementary School during a tour of the Capitol on February 10, 2015

March 6, 2015
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Senator Amedore Meets with Canajoharie Students

Senator George Amedore discusses the legislative process and the history of the State Capitol with fifth grade students from Canajoharie Elementary School during a tour of the Capitol on February 10, 2015

March 6, 2015
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Senator Amedore Meets With Guilderland Schools

Senator George Amedore met with students, teachers and administrators from Guilderland School District to discuss education issues in his LOB office on February 6, 2015. 

March 6, 2015
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Senator DeFrancisco Visits the Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School

On March 6, 2015, State Senator John A. DeFrancisco visited the Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School, speaking with students about the legislative process and how a bill becomes law. Senator DeFrancisco is pictured with some of the students and Director Mr. Galip Bak.

 

March 6, 2015
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SENATOR AMEDORE ANNOUNCES YOUTH LEADERSHIP RECOGNITION AWARDS PROGRAM

Senator George Amedore has invited schools across the 46th Senate District to take place in the New York State Senate's Youth Leadership Recognition Awards Program, designed to honor outstanding students.

March 6, 2015
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Seward Joins Frankfort-Schuyler For Youth Art Month

FRANKFORT, 03/06/15 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I–Oneonta) today joined art students at Frankfort-Schuyler Central School to announce that the state senate recently approved a special legislative resolution he sponsored calling on the governor to proclaim March 2015 as Youth Art Month in the State of New York.

“Art education is one of the many ways our students are able to express themselves and excel,” said Senator Seward. “Achievement in art can be linked to success in a number of other subject areas and the creative skills demonstrated are highly valued in business and in life.”

March 6, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS SERVES AS GUEST READER TO JACKSON AVENUE STUDENTS

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently served as a guest reader to students at Jackson Avenue School in Mineola. Senator Martins visited the school as part of its Parents As Reading Partners program. 

     Senator Martins is pictured reading “Chloe and the Lion” by Mac Barnett to students in Ms. Goodwin’s fourth grade class at Jackson Avenue School.

March 6, 2015
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Committee Meeting: Education Meeting

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

March 10, 10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
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Senator Bonacic Meets with Administrators from Ulster County Community College

Senator John J. Bonacic met with administrators from the Ulster County Community College in Albany this week. The Administrators were in Albany to discuss educational issues and their priorities for the 2015-2016 New York State Budget. 

March 5, 2015
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Senate Republicans Continue Commitment to Support NY Farmers

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan joins Senator Patty Ritchie, Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and members of the Senate Republican Conference in unveiling their new “Grown in New York” multi-part plan to help meet consumers’ demands for locally-grown food, support local farmers in their efforts to provide quality, fresh food, and strengthen rural communities.

"From dairy products to fruits and vegetables, New York's hardworking farmers produce fresh, quality food that we all depend on," said Gallivan.  "The Grown in New York program is designed to support and expand the state's vibrant agriculture industry and provide families throughout New York and the country with the best in locally grown and farm-made products."

March 5, 2015
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SENATOR SQUADRON STATEMENT ON THE 2015-16 DRAFT SCHOOL CALENDAR

MANHATTAN – Today, State Senator Daniel Squadron released the following statement regarding the 2015-16 draft school calendar:

March 4, 2015
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NYSUT Visits Albany

I would like to thank local NYSUT members for coming to Albany to lobby for increased education funding.

March 4, 2015
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March 4, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Senator Hamilton with Brooklyn United Federation of Teachers

Senator Hamilton with Brooklyn United Federation of Teachers

March 4, 2015
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