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Today's Headlines

North Carolina Approves Virtual Charter School for 2015
4/9/14

New York City Reducing Role of Tests in Advancing Students to Next Grade
4/9

Cuomo offers 'highlights' of budget deal

State budget deal reached; $300 million for New York City pre-k

Wins, disappointments in state education budget
3/31

Victor assistant principal honored
3/31

Sinanis Principal Of The Year [Elementary]

Edmeston Principal Honored for K-12 Building Leadership
3/28

King sends letter on round two of Common Core testing
3/24

Silver: "The case has been made for a Common Core delay"
1/7/14

NAESP Presents Research Award to Bonnie L. Tryon
9/10/13

Seriously, Why Haven't You Joined Twitter Yet?
Ed Week Blog - 7/17

Another Voice: Let my principal observe what I do
Buffalo News - 11/5

Dear Dr. John King - A letter from Long Island Principal Tony Sinanis

One Principal's Letter to Parents: The Real Impact of Testing and APPR
By Don Sternberg, Ed.D., Wantagh Elementary School

Stop Trashing Teachers!
by Diane Ravitch


News and Notes

SAANYS Government Relations Committee Lobby Day

SED Releases "Blueprint for English Language Learners Success"
4/11/14

SAANYS Announces 2014 Award Winners

2014-15 New York State Budget Summary

NAESP Election Open: Vote Now!
March 18, 2014

The Board of Regents Meet

Governor's Common Core Panel Releases Recommendations
March 11, 2014

SAANYS Supports A-8929, Catherine Nolan Reforms in Common Core
March 5, 2014

Lobby Day - School Aid, CCLS, DASA, Special Education

Preview the Winter issue of Vanguard / Practices
2/28/14

New York State Teacher of the Year Program is Seeking Nominations for the 2015 Teacher of the Year

Important SED APPR Revisions

State Board of Regents Acts to Adjust Common Core Implementation

SAANYS Testimony on 2014 Executive Budget... and More

SAANYS' Positions on NYSUT Action and inBloom

2014 Annual Conference - Click to Download Call for Presenters

SED Announces 2014 Summer Food Service Program
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Testimony by SAANYS: Presented to the Assembly Ways & Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, at the Joint Hearing on Education Proposals of the SFY 2014-2015 Executive Budget
January 28, 2014 - Albany, New York

Comments and Recommendations Regarding New York State's ESEA Waiver Application

Governor Cuomo's Proposed Executive Budget for 2014-2015

At the January Meeting of the Board of Regents
ESEA Waiver Renewal

Education Groups: Schools Need Minimum $1.5 Billion State Aid Increase Just to Maintain Programs
NYSECB news release - 1/16/14

Governor Cuomo Presents the 2014 State of State

The December to January Transition to the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC)

Recommended Actions for SED and Legislature Accrue from Senate Hearings

The SAANYS Model for Labor Services: Protection for an Effective Career

Vanguard / Practices Fall 2013
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Theme: Effective Feedback

Statement on Testing Moratorium and Reform Agenda
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Letter addressed to Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch

Testimony to the Senate Standing Committee on Education
(Acrobat Reader required)
Delivered on 10/1/13

Five-point plan needed to keep the promise of Common Core
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ECB Statement - 9/30

AIS Flexibility Approved During Regents Meeting

The APPR Scores are Here: Now What?

State Education Department Releases 3-8 ELA and Mathematics Test Results

SAANYS Statement on 3-8 Test Results
8/7/13

Important APPR Information
Enhanced Growth Model Enacted by Board of Regents

Spring Issue of Vanguard - Leading the Reform
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Featuring an interview with Commissioner King on the Common Core

SAANYS Presents Recommendations and Concerns to Legislators
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6/4/13
Funding, Common Core, APPR

SAANYS ad in the June 4 edition of the Legislative Gazette
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An overview of concerns and priorities

School Leadership Groups Urge Adequate Time to Implement Common Core Standards
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5/30/13

APPR Survey

Court Upholds Verdict Against District in Student-on-Student Harassment Case

Employment Termination and Position Abolishment in Uncertain Times

The Dignity for All Students Act
SED Website
Overview, Fact Sheet, & Resources

MentorCoach Service
(Acrobat Reader required)
Brochure in PDF format

SAANYS Now Offers Members A Personal Legal Plan

Free Self-Directed Online Mandated Reporter Training
From the office of Children and Family Services


Press Releases

Clarkstown Principal Selected as a NYS Middle School Principal of the Year

Central Valley Educator Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Secondary Education

Monroe 2 - Orleans BOCES Educator Honored for Leadership in Education

Port Jervis Administrator Named High School Assistant Principal of the Year

Rochester Principal Honored for Outstanding Leadership in Elementary Education

New Hyde Park Educator Honored for Outstanding Leadership in Education

New Paltz Principal Honored as a NYS Middle School Principal of the Year

Edmeston Principal Honored for K-12 Building Leadership

Retired Watervliet Educator Honored for Life-Long Contributions to Education

Victor Primary School Educator Named Elementary School Assistant Principal of the Year

North Collins Principal Selected as NYS High School Principal of the Year

New York State Police Sergeant Honored with Friend of Education Award

Jericho Principal Named 2014 NYS Elementary Principal of the Year