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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Senator Bill Perkins, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, April 14, 2010 Room 817 LOB

April 14, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Protecting Harlem's African Burial Grounds

On March 19, 2010 Senator Bill Perkins & Senator Jose Serrano, Jr. held a NY Senate Public Hearing entitled Protecting Harlem's African Burial Grounds.

April 6, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Senator Bill Perkins, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 Room 816 LOB

April 7, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Save Our Parks

On March 24, 2010 Senator Perkins attended and spoke at a press conference devoted to saving our state parks.

March 30, 2010
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Greeting a Guest at the Creative Power of Women Event

Senator Perkins happily greets one of the many guests at the Creative Power of Women event on Friday, March 26, 2010.

March 30, 2010
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Creative Power of Women

On Friday, March 26, 2010 Senator Bill Perkins hosted the Creative Power of Women event at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute.

(appearing from top left to top right) Senator Perkins, Wilhelmina Grant, Nellie Tanco, Anntoinette S. Njoya Angrum, Dindga McCannon, Isseu Diouf,

(appearing from bottom left to bottom right) Jacqueline Jeffries, Mino Lora, Grace Jones, Judith Escalona,

March 30, 2010
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Public Hearing: Is our Democratic vision of public education being fulfilled? A decade later: A look at the growing charter school industry

IS OUR DEMOCRATIC VISION OF PUBLIC EDUCATION BEING FULFILLED?     A DECADE LATER: A LOOK AT THE GROWING CHARTER SCHOOL INDUSTRY

April 22, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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IS OUR DEMOCRATIC VISION OF PUBLIC EDUCATION BEING FULFILLED? A DECADE LATER: A LOOK AT THE GROWING CHARTER SCHOOL INDUSTRY

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICENEW YORK STATE SENATESenate Standing CommitteeCorporations, Authorities and CommissionsSenator Bill Perkins, Chair    IS OUR DEMOCRATIC VISION OF PUBLIC EDUCATION BEING FULFILLED?     A DECADE LATER: A LOOK AT THE GROWING CHARTER SCHOOL INDUSTRY

March 23, 2010
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Senator Perkins News Conference - 03/18/10 - Public Hearing On Charter Schools

Senator Bill Perkins, joined by Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, Senator Shirley Huntley, and Alliance for Quaility Education hold a press conference to announce an April 22, 2010 public hearing on charter schools.

March 19, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Senator Bill Perkins, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Room 816 LOB

March 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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March 18, 2010
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Chairman Bill Perkins Announces April 22nd Public Hearing on Charter Schools

 For Immediate Release March 17, 2010Contact: Cordell Cleare | ccleare@senate.state.ny.us| 212-222-7315   Chairman Bill Perkins Announces April 22nd Public Hearing on Charter Schools  Funding & relationships with affiliated companies to be examined; Diane Ravitch to testify                       

March 18, 2010
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Sen. Perkins’ charter school hearings will focus on finance

by Anna PhillipsNew York’s state senator most opposed to the growth of charter schools has his sites set on the schools’ books.State Senator Bill Perkins, whose Harlem district includes about one in five of the city’s charter schools, threatened to hold charter school hearings a month ago after a group of charter school parents came to him with concerns about too little regulation and parental involvement. Now Perkins is planning a hearing for April 22 that will focus on the schools’ finances and whether the people running them are corrupt....

March 18, 2010
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March 26, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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