Tag: Flanagan

Don’t Stop Until King is Fired!

Yesterday Diane Ravitch called for the resignation of New York State’s Education Commissioner John King.  Assemblyman Steve Englebright agreed.  Ravitch encouraged us to contact the New York State Board of Regents and encourage them to call for King’s resignation.  On Long Island our representative is Regent Tilles.  The chancellor of the board is Merryl Tisch. …

An Interview with Dr. Joseph Rella

We were fortunate enough to grab a few thoughts from Dr. Rella on his recent celebrity, his interaction with our elected officials, mainstream media’s creative filtering, and most importantly, what we can do to continue to stand up for public education. PJSTA: You obviously couldn’t have imagined that your letter to elected officials would go …

Local Pols Too Busy for Saturday’s Rally

We learned today that neither John Flanagan nor Ken Lavalle will be attending Saturday’s rally. The rally came about after Dr. Rella’s letter to elected officials, including New York State Senators Flanagan and Lavalle, was picked up by local residents supporting public education. Perhaps Senator Flanagan was told by ALEC not to attend? A representative …