Archive for January, 2014

Finance matters

January 17th, 2014 by Robert Lowry

School finance seemed to dominate the news in Albany for most of this past week… Read the rest of this entry »

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Message to the Regents: Listen to the field

January 14th, 2014 by Robert Lowry

Today we have a guest post on our blog, written by Neil O’Brien, president-elect of the Council and superintendent of the Port Byron School District in Cayuga County, west of Syracuse.  It appeared first as a message for residents and employees of his district. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect formal positions of the New York State Council of School Superintendents. Read the rest of this entry »

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Home Room — January 8, 2014

January 8th, 2014 by Robert Lowry

In this post:  the State of the State, Common Core, tax freezes, consolidation… Read the rest of this entry »

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Home Room — January 6, 2014

January 6th, 2014 by Robert Lowry

Could today be the day Governor Andrew Cuomo receives the final recommendations of his Education Reform Commission?

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Home Room — January 3, 2014

January 3rd, 2014 by Robert Lowry

Just a couple items today — on the waiver to to avoid double testing of middle school students in math, part of the state’s 2014-15 testing schedule, unspent Race to the Top funds, and another “best of 2013″ compilations.

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Home Room — January 2, 2014

January 2nd, 2014 by Robert Lowry

Happy New Year!

One of my resolutions is to get back to writing regularly for our blog.

Some items in the news over the past week or so… Read the rest of this entry »

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