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Schoolbook

New York Grants Extension for Teacher Evaluation Phase-In

Thursday, April 23, 2015

WNYC
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. 
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Schoolbook

Opting Out of State Tests is Cause For Concern For Some School Leaders

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.
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Schoolbook

Cuomo: Budget Was Victory Over 'Formidable' Opposition

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

WNYC
Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a victory lap on Wednesday, claiming the new state budget includes a better teacher evaluation system despite tough opposition from the teachers union.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Rise and Fall, And Rise Again, of Andrew Cuomo

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

A new biography on the legacy, and tumultuous history, of Andrew Cuomo.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Governorship, Leadership and Mentorship

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

 Michael Shnayerson on Andrew Cuomo. Tim Gunn in mentorship and leadership. Jimmy's No. 43 after the explosion. Human rights activist Lisa Shannon's horrific trip to the Congo.

Schoolbook

New York Budget Increases School Funding, Amends Teacher Eval Rules

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WNYC
Under deadline pressure, Democrats in Albany reluctantly agreed to a deal on how teachers are evaluated despite opposition from educators and policy makers across the state.
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WNYC News

Speaker Heastie Expresses Frustration Over Cuomo's Budget Demands

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.

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WNYC News

Hundreds of Teachers Rally Against Cuomo's Education Plans

Monday, March 02, 2015

They said the governor is pushing a "test and punish" agenda in public schools.

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Schoolbook

In Dig at De Blasio, Cuomo Defends His Plan for Failing Schools

Thursday, February 26, 2015

WNYC
Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered a vigorous defense of his plan to turnaround failing schools, one day after Mayor Bill de Blasio went to Albany and argued for an alternative.
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WNYC News

Cuomo to Lawmakers: Pass Ethics Reform or No Budget

Monday, February 02, 2015

The governor made the ultimatum as he unveiled his own 5-point ethics reform plan.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Political Storm, Maybe

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Was it really necessary to shut down the subway ahead of the blizzard-turned-snowstorm? We look at what's perhaps becoming a trend of one-upmanship by Gov. Cuomo towards Mayor de Blasio.

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WNYC News

Big Plans and Trade-Offs in NY Budget

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The $141 billion plan funds education reforms, economic development and infrastructure, but critics say those initiatives come at the expense of others. 

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WNYC News

Cuomo Advocates for Controversial Education Changes in Sprawling Address

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

In his annual State of the State address, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for big investments in education and transportation and a higher minimum wage. 

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Schoolbook

Cuomo Expected to Tackle Teacher Evaluations, Charter Schools

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

WNYC
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. 
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WNYC News

Fiscal Watchdogs Eye Price of Cuomo's Plans

Monday, January 19, 2015

Cuomo says it's time to invest in New York's neediest communities, but analysts question how he's crunching the numbers.

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WNYC News

Cuomo Wants to Treat More Offenders as Juveniles

Monday, January 19, 2015

The governor says he'll introduce legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18. 

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WNYC News

Cuomo Is Open to Pay Raise for Lawmakers, with Strings Attached

Monday, January 19, 2015

The governor says he wants to appoint a commission to consider raises based on how much outside income lawmakers earn.

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WNYC News

Cuomo Uses Holiday Weekend To Unveil More of His Anti-Poverty Agenda

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Ahead of his budget address, Governor Cuomo is taking key proposals for a test drive.

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Schoolbook

Rally to Fund Schools Draws Hundreds to Albany

Monday, January 12, 2015

WNYC
Public school education groups and unions rallied in Albany on the same day supporters of charter schools pressed their own cause.
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Transportation Nation

The DMV Could Be More than Just a Place to Sit and Wait

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Governor Cuomo's DMV commissioner resigned last month. Now, transportation advocates want the department transformed into one that cares about street safety.
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