Senator Saland appears at the National Press Club to announce findings and provide recommendations for improved federal and state education policy. As Co-Chair of NCSL's Education Task Force, the Senator was honored to be a part of this endeavor. Please click on the link to read the "Education Week" article!
Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C – Poughkeepsie) announces five area libraries have been awarded Public Library Construction Grants. The grants are supported by a $14 million capital fund appropriation in the 2009 State Budget. In recognition of the lack of funding available for libraries’ construction
Recent news stories have highlighted a number of vicious incidents of bullying in New York schools that show this type of peer abuse has become more pervasive and destructive. Last month, a West Islip teen hanged herself after being harassed by cyber-bullies who taunted her even in death. Another West Islip teenager was repeatedly cyber-bullied and beaten so badly by a classmate that she had to have reconstructive surgery on her face.