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Tom Reed for Governor?

I am calling on Gov. Cuomo to reverse his ill-conceived fracking ban that infringes on constitutionally protected property rights. If the Obama administration and even California Gov. 361 more words

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Politics and PS 2


Thursday, March 12,  was an opportunity for this Chinatown Community to stand up for their school. One Fourth Grader remarked, “This is a protest like Martin Luther King” 224 more words

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Gov. Cuomo Citing Schools Report As Support For Education Reform

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is using a new school report as evidence for his call to reform education in New York.

The report says more than 109,000 students are in 178 failing schools statewide: 50,000 students in New York City, 8,800 in the Hudson Valley and more than 5,700 on Long Island. 144 more words

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New age, new teaching challenges

Over the last month, I have spent a lot of time writing about Gov. Cuomo’s plan to “reform” education here in New York.

One column explored the problems with the Governor’s plan and where those reforms would ultimately fall short — costing teachers their jobs and students an education that actually helps them when they move to the next level. 632 more words

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Teachers' Union President Furious Over Cuomo's Proposal To Increase Charter Schools Cap

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The head of the teachers’ union is speaking out over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to alter the number of charter schools. 153 more words

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Year End Review

So, how’d I do on the predictions for 2014? Storms, check. Drought, check. Wildfires, check. Oil spills and pipelines, check. Cops have not (yet) mass murdered citizens, but they’ve used a lot of weapons against those same citizens. 318 more words

Cuomo: 2 People To Undergo Ebola Quarantine In NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York’s governor says two people returning to the state from West Africa where they were exposed to Ebola have agreed to a 21-day home quarantine but show no symptoms of the virus. 205 more words

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