Actions Speak Loudly

Though there are 34 New York State Assemblymen supporting the Graf Bill to rescind legislation requiring adherence to Common Core and Race To The Top standards, only two Monroe County legislators, Republicans William Nojay of the 133rd District and Stephen Hawley of the 139th District, have lent their support. Republican William Reilich of the 134th […]

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Express Yourself

Introduced by Assemblyman Al Graf, the following Bill was proffered as: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the common core state standards initiative and the race to the top program. The people of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The education […]

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Questioning Questionable Management

Superintendent Vargas earns $201,000 a year to manage the district. By his own admission, “student achievement ranks in the bottom 10 percent of schools across New York State.” Why are we paying that amount of money for a superintendent who does not have the expertise to manage a primary or secondary school? Vargas states, “Colleges […]

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We’re On The Move

Hundreds of concerned citizens attended the New York State Assembly Education Forum held at the Memorial Art Gallery last night. Most were there to listen and support the more than forty registered speakers who surprised legislators with their knowledge, passion, insight, and sense of humor about a topic that has created an unprecedented amount of […]

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A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing

With the community fighting back against mayoral control, the powers that be, have simply changed their strategy and infiltrated our system of education by placing their people in key positions in City government and RCSD leadership. Superintendent Vargas announced plans to allow New York State colleges management of failing city schools. This is not an […]

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What Is And What Isn’t

WXXI will host, “Common Core: A Forum on Education Reform in New York State” on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at WXXI Studios from 8:00pm – 9:30pm. Education Commissioner King will participate in a live forum to discuss Common Core Standards. The forum will broadcast live at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV and AM 1370, and stream […]

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