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The debate over universal pre-kindergarten shows no signs of slowing down at the Capitol. The Democratic Mayor of New York City is not backing down from his plan to tax the wealthy to pay for pre-K, while upstate and suburban Republicans in the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new Quinnipiac University survey finds voters -- both in New York City and statewide -- favoring using existing state funds to pay for universal pre-K programs over allowing a city tax hike on the wealthy. Mayor Bill de Blasio...
Governor Andrew Cuomo criticized state education officials in a strongly worded statement today for blocking a new teacher evaluation system. Cuomo’s statement comes in response to an announcement by the state education chief on changes to the...
The State Board of Regents is poised to delay some requirements of the federal Common Core standards. Some state lawmakers are still questioning, though, whether the Regents are going far enough to remedy what critics say is a “flawed”...
Panel: Extend phase-in of tougher NY Regents exams BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - New York education officials are planning to give high school students more time to meet the new Common Core learning standards. A Board of Regents work group on Monday...
Panel to report on rollout of Common Core in NY UNDATED (AP) - A panel of education policy makers is set to make recommendations for smoothing implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards in New York. The state Education Department's...