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Public Hearing -- "Benefit Corporations: Expanding the Corporate Purpose"

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICENEW YORK STATE SENATEBill Perkins, ChairNew York State Senate Standing Committee onCorporations, Authorities & Commissions“Benefit Corporations: Expanding the Corporate Purpose”

June 15, 2010
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Charters vs. public schools: Behind the numbers

May 24, 2010

The Washington Post

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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.

May 26, 2010
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Why Charter Schools Fail the Test

New York Times,  May 5, 2010   

May 7, 2010
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May 7, 2010
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Public Hearing: Labor practices and customer service quality at the Staten Island E-ZPass facility and related facilities

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICENEW YORK STATE SENATE

 

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Bill Perkins, ChairNew York State Senate Standing Committee onCorporations, Authorities & Commissions

April 27, 2010
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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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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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In Harlem, Epicenter for Charter Schools, a Senator Wars Against Them

By JENNIFER MEDINAPublished: March 6, 2010

When hundreds of parents went to Albany last month to rally for charter schools, they were greeted by a parade of politicians offering encouragement and promises...

...Mr. Perkins recently announced plans to hold public hearings on charter schools, to examine, among other things, the sources of their financing and “how much profit there is in not-for-profit” schools....

March 9, 2010
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Public Authorities Reform Act of 2009 Takes Effect.

For Immediate Release March 1, 2010Contact: Cordell Cleare | ccleare@senate.state.ny.us| 212-222-7315Today, March 1, 2010, the state of New York embarks on a new era of open government.  Public authorities, which have long operated in the shadows with limited oversight and public scrutiny, will be more transparent and accountable to the taxpayers due to the implementation of the Public Authorities and Reform Act of 2009.

March 5, 2010
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Behind the Walls: WBAI Radio 99.5 FM

This is the new email address behindthewalls2010@gmail.com for Bill's WBAI Program "Behind The Walls." All communications with the program or Prison issues should be forwarded to this address. I will forward a copy of the first show from last Saturday, Jan. 30th. tomorrow. The next show will be February 27, 2010 at 11 AM on WBAI, 99.5 FM Radio.

February 4, 2010
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January 28, 2010
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