Albany - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with several students from LeMoyne College during their visit to the State Capitol for New York Student Aid Alliance Advocacy day. Senator Nozzolio met with the students to discuss the importance of student aid programs and how these state and federal programs allows students to meet their college expenses each year.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging students across his Senate District to have fun reading this summer by participating in the 2014 New York Statewide Summer Reading Program.
"Evidence shows that children who stop reading over summer vacation often fall behind when they return to school in September,” said Senator Nozzolio. "This program is designed to get children to realize the rewards of reading by encouraging them to exercise their imaginations and make reading a daily event this summer," said Senator Nozzolio.
Yes! I support Senator Nozzolio's plan to use the over $3 billion dollars from the French Bank BNP Paribas settlement with New York State, to eliminate the GEA for good! The GEA is an unfair school aid cut, enacted in 2010 by the New York City legislators who, at the time, controlled the Senate, the Assembly and the Governor's office. From its inception, the GEA has cost school districts all across the State, billions of dollars in badly needed state aid.
Senator Michael Nozzolio announced he has reintroduced his legislation, Senate Bill 512 in the New York State Senate and is leading the effort to end the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) once and for all in New York.
“Over the last several years, I have heard from hundreds of parents, teachers, school board members, school superintendents and administrators throughout my district, all with the same message; help us put an end to the disastrous Gap Elimination Adjustment,” said Senator Nozzolio.
The GEA was an unfair state aid cut to schools that was enacted in 2010 by the
Many of you have contacted me to express your concern regarding the education policies adopted in the 2015-16 New York State Budget. As someone who shares a passionate belief in our teachers and our schools, and a deep personal and professional commitment to our children's future, I greatly appreciate the time and effort that many of you have taken to communicate your views about this important issue.
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently welcomed incoming Cornell University President, Elizabeth Garrett, to the New York State Capitol. President Garrett previously served as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Southern California (USC) and will begin her term at Cornell on July 1st of this year.
Senator Nozzolio recently hosted Geneva Middle School's Student Council at the New York State Capitol in Albany. The group visited Albany to learn more about their New York State government and to meet with Senator Nozzolio and Assemblyman Brian Kolb. The students toured the Capitol, visited the state museum and had the opportunity to witness official proceedings of the New York State Senate.