Karen DeWitt appears in the following:
Thursday, January 26, 2017
While Gov. Andrew Cuomo touts increases in school aid, critics worry the state won't meet its legal obligation to spend more on education.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a package of bills targeting what he calls the state’s “arcane” voting laws.
Friday, June 17, 2016
The 2016 legislative session ended much like it started — without clear focus.
Monday, June 06, 2016
An investigative report finds widespread security lapses at Dannemora.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
The state assembly approved three new members for the Board of Regents who, along with a new chancellor, may take the education policy-making panel in a new direction.
Monday, February 22, 2016
Comptroller DiNapoli's office says state officials have failed to fine nursing homes with all but the worst violations.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Preet Bharara's investigation concluded there's insufficient evidence that Cuomo and his office committed a federal crime by disbanding the Moreland Commission prematurely.
Monday, June 29, 2015
The board says it will authorize a "substantial" raise, but would not say when the increase would occur or how much it would be.
Friday, June 26, 2015
From Times Square to the Stonewall Inn, here's a look at how people in the city are reacting to the Supreme Court decision granting marriage rights to same-sex couples in all 50 states.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Albany's legislative session ends Wednesday, but rent laws and 421a expire today. A roundtable of reporters discusses what's still to come from Albany.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
School budgets passed at a high rate across the state this year, without the usual controversy.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
The latest on the Hudson River clean-up efforts after an explosion at Indian Point nuclear power plant and the new NYS senate majority leader, Long Island's John Flanagan.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Members of the Board of Regents heard from school officials and experts before they set to work on making sense of the latest rules issued by New York lawmakers.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
With controversies brewing in New York State over new learning standards and testing, charter groups and teachers' unions spent the most in lobbying dollars last year.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
The chancellor of the New York Board of Regents steps in and postpones by a year Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to enact new teacher evaluations by this fall.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
GOP members are expressing support for Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos as he faces a federal corruption probe.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
A boycott of state tests for New York's schoolchildren could have far-reaching consequences, and that worries the head of school board members.
Monday, March 30, 2015
The future of teacher evaluations, mayoral control of the city schools and the DREAM Act are still uncertain now that they're left out of the state budget.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
As the deadline approaches, a clearer picture is emerging of what's included in the New York State budget. Ethics reform is in. DREAM Act is out. Here's what else you need to know.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
With the Republican-led State Senate opposed to the DREAM act and the Democrat-led Assembly opposed to an education tax credit, Albany observers wonder how both items can survive.