Bill Perkins's posts related to Education

Charters vs. public schools: Behind the numbers

May 24, 2010

The Washington Post

OTHER NEWS MEDIA REFERENCES ON CHARTER SCHOOLS

Charters vs. public schools: Behind the numbers

By Valerie Strauss

Charter school advocates often like to say that many of these schools do a better job than nearby public schools with the same population of students.

Read more...

NYS Senate - Senator Perkins - Intern Debate - 07/26/10

NYS Senate - Senator Perkins - Intern Debate - 07/26/10

Senator Bill Perkins Advocates for the Dignity for All Students Act

On June 22, 2010 Senator Bill Perkins participated in a press conference which advocated for the passage of S. 1987-B, the dignity for all students act.  On the same day the bill passed the Senate with a vote of 58 to 3.

Education is a right not a privilege

On March 15, 2011 Senator Pekins joined with advocates in the State Capitol Building to fight for education.