Tag: NYSED

Senator Flanagan’s Hearings: Round 1

Yesterday was Senator Flanagan’s first scheduled hearing on New York State’s Reform Agenda.  I didn’t have the ability to be there as I was teaching, however I did have the good fortune of hearing about it from people who were there. To summarize, the meeting began with Senator Flanagan showing up late.  When you are …

King Wants Control of School boards

The New York State Education Department’s Commissioner John King, who should be fired, wants the Board of Regents to have the ability to take over school boards in districts that are “failing”.  WGRZ in Buffalo has the story. So let’s get this straight.  John King wants to use junk science to label school districts as …