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Senator Flanagan And Assemblyman Lavine Join Together With Early Years Institute and CA Technologies To Promote Screen-Free Week

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) and Assemblyman Charles Lavine (13th Assembly District) recently presented a New York State Legislative Resolution to The Early Years Institute (EYI) proclaiming April 29 – May 5 “Screen-Free Week” in New York State.  This week is designed to help protect today’s “plugged in” kids from the problems associated with spending too much time on computers and other types of electronic devices, and to increase awareness of the downside of screen overuse.  The effort is aimed at helping all young children improve their health and their success in school and life. 

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News 12: Sachem kindergarten program saved from cuts; district must approve new budget

News 12 reports on how funding secured by Senators Flanagan, Boyle and Zeldin has helped to save full-day kindergarten in the Sachem School Disrict

Senator Flanagan To Host Hearings On State Education Policies

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District), Chairman of the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Education, announced that the Education Committee will be holding a series of hearings to review the impact and effectiveness of recent state education reforms.

The hearings will be held throughout the State at the beginning of the school year with the first to be held on Long Island in September.  Following that meeting, Senator Flanagan will convene additional meetings in central and upstate New York and New York City.

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Senator Flanagan Announces Hearings To Review State Education Policies

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District), Chairman of the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Education, announced that the Education Committee will be holding a series of hearings to review the impact and effectiveness of recent state education reforms.

Senator Flanagan will convene “The Regents Reform Agenda: ‘Assessing’ Our Progress” hearings on the following dates and locations:

 

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Senator Flanagan Joins Senator Griffo for Education Town Hall Meeting

Senator John Flanagan (New York State), Chairman of the New York State Senate Education Committee, joined Senator Joseph A. Griffo at Westmoreland High School for a Town Hall-style meeting on primary education in New York State.  The event provided local school officials and interested residents with an opportunity to discuss concerns the two legislators - October 1, 2013