Zakiyah Ansari


De Blasio Transition Team Includes Many Names in Education, Child Advocacy

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of his 60-member transition committee, and it includes 10 individuals with experience in education and children's issues.

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Cuomo Calls for Education Commission, But Is Vague on Details

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

In a speech that only touched on educational matters -- and when it did was very short on details -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo did not say whom he would appoint to a new bipartisan education commission, or whether he would look to outside education groups rather than state agencies. But he did say that commission members would be jointly appointed by himself and the Legislature.

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