Karen DeWitt appears in the following:
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.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Lawmakers are moving ahead with approving other portions of Gov. Cuomo’s package of measures for women's rights.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
In his first broadcast Interview with public TV and radio, the assembly leader says the governor should not link unrelated items to the state budget.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
The city's teachers union sees the solution in more funding for traditional public schools. Charter school proponents want alternatives.
Monday, March 02, 2015
They said the governor is pushing a "test and punish" agenda in public schools.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Sen. Jeff Klein (D) says he's stepping down from the law firm he co-founded in order to set an example.
Monday, February 09, 2015
Some of them would directly address problems that led to the arrest of Sheldon Silver, the former assembly speaker.
Monday, February 02, 2015
The governor made the ultimatum as he unveiled his own 5-point ethics reform plan.
Monday, February 02, 2015
Bronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie is poised to succeed Sheldon Silver as Assembly Speaker. We'll find out more about him and how he got to be next in line.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The Assembly's Majority Leader is to take up the post temporarily until Democrats elect a new Speaker on Feb. 10.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Who is Sheldon Silver — and how did he become one of the "Three Men in a Room" who run New York State?
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said his State of the State speech will include fixes to the teacher evaluation system so that good teachers are rewarded and bad teachers are shown the door.
Monday, January 19, 2015
The governor says he wants to appoint a commission to consider raises based on how much outside income lawmakers earn.