Suzi Oppenheimer's posts related to Education

Senator Oppenheimer to Push for Mandate Relief and Expansion of BOCES Services as Means to Achieve Cost-Savings in Education and Reduce Budget Deficit

School Officials Call for Greater Flexibility to Consolidate Services and Achieve Taxpayer Savings


2009 Annual Report of the Senate Education Committee

The 2009 Education Committee Report documents the activities of the Committee for the 2009 legislative session.  In order to create a cover for the report, Senator Oppenheimer sponsored an art contest for children in first through third grade, within her district.  One winner was chosen for the cover and five runners-up were chosen to be included within the report.  Senator Oppenheimer wishes to thank all of the children who entered the contest, as well as their art teachers.  Congratulations to Gustavo Morales, of the Trinity Elementary School in New Rochelle,

2009 Education Committee Report.pdf


Senator Oppenheimer Congratulates Briarcliff Middle School Students on Their "Internet Smarts"



The Senator Discusses Internet Safety with Students at Briarcliff Middle School



Senator Oppenheimer Chaired a Roundtable Discussion of School Officials and Education Policy Makers in White Plains. From R to L: NY Board of Regents, Harry Phillips, Senator Oppenheimer, NYS Senior Deputy Commissioner of Education, Dr. John King

School Officials Roundtable Highlights Challenges and Successes of Local School Districts

Preserving a quality education in Westchester amid considerable economic challenges was the topic of discussion at a school officials roundtable organized by State Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) last Thursday.


Educators Hail Senator Oppeneheimer's Efforts ot Provide School Districts Mandate Relief and Increased Flexibility to Manage Costs

     Acknowledging the difficult economic circumstances facing schools throughout the State, the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Suzi Oppenheimer, today took decisive action to assist school districts in meeting their considerable fiscal challenges.  The Committee acted favorably on several bills that are part of Senator Oppenheimer’s reform agenda to provide mandate relief and afford greater flexibility to school districts to manage expenses and achieve cost savings.