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Cuomo to schools: Hope for the most, plan for the least

Cuomo dangles school aid for education reforms

A dozen questions - and a dozen answers - about school reform
Washington Post - 1/6

Regents seek a $2 billion school funding increase

Capital Education

New York State Education Commissioner to Leave for Federal Post

Principal Supervisor Instructional Standards

Schools draw social media line between teachers, kids

In Common Core transition, N.Y. looks to Kentucky

Online testing likely in New York, but more time needed

Cuomo Signs Legislation Expanding Those Responsible for Reporting Suspected Child Abuse

$2.4 Million in Federal Race to the Top Funds Will Provide Low-Income Students Better Access to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
SED News

Major Revisions Underway for School Leaders' Standards

North Carolina Approves Virtual Charter School for 2015

Cuomo offers 'highlights' of budget deal

News and Notes

2013-2014 Final School and District Evaluation Results Released

The Redesigned PSAT/NMSQT and the Redesigned Schedule for Test Administration

SED Requesting Public Comment on ESEA Waiver Renewal Request for 2015-16 through 2018-19 School Years

ECB seeks clarification of what school districts should rely upon as baseline state aid figures
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SAANYS' Budget Testimony - Positions Outlined

Financial Planning Workshops w/ NYSTRS & AXA
Four additional statewide locations announced

DASA Training Coming to Saratoga in March, Stillwater in May
3hr. Online / 3 hr. Workshop

ECB Calls on Governor to Release School Aid Runs
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Idea Swap

HFM BOCES Presentation Materials
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SED Announcement: Nominate a Teacher - Better Beginnings Award

Governor Delivers State of the State and Executive Budget
January 21

Hamilton | Fulton | Montgomery Leadership Academy
Beginning January 22

National Affiliates' Suggestions on ESEA Reauthorization
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Chancellor Responds to Letter from Governor's Office

Cuomo Vetoes His Own Evaluation Bill

Governor's Office Sends Letter to Commissioner and Chancellor Looking for Answers
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Statewide High School Graduation Rate Shows Continuing Gains; Large Achievement Gaps Remain, Particularly on the Advanced Designation Diploma

Saratoga Springs Administrator Honored with State Award

Commissioner King Heads to Washington

Education Department Announces 2015 New York State Summer School of the Arts
Program currently accepting applications, auditions begin in January.

SAANYS Enters the Fight to Save Tenure

2016 New York State Teacher of the Year Program

Handouts / Presentation Materials from 2014 Annual Conference

Educational Conference Board Calls Press Conference - Issues Recommendations

Smart Schools Referendum Passes

Governor Cuomo Signs Bills Expanding Access to Emergency Medical Treatment in Schools

Board Of Regents Approves New Graduation Options

Heroin Health Professional and Educational Leader Letter

Smart Schools Referendum Approaching

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

SAANYS 2015 Awards Program

The New York State Board of Regents September 2014 Meeting

SAANYS Intervenes in Violation of Anti-abolishment Clause

Webinar Wednesdays

Back to School Message from SED Commissioner John King

2012-13 APPR Data Available August 28, 2014

SED Announces Release of APPR Data

Academic Intervention Service Requirements for 2014-15

Two Updates: NYSTRS Rates and 2014 3-8 ELA and Math Test Results

SED News Release: State Education Department Releases Grades 3-8 Assessment Results

SED News Release: State Releases 50 Percent of Questions from Grades 3-8 Assessments

Grades 3-8 Assessment Data Released
SED News - 7/23/14

New Deputy Commissioner Appointed

Update: Principal and Teacher APPR Evaluations

SAANYS Spring Opt Out Survey Results

2014-15 New York State Budget Summary

Vanguard - Sustainability
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Interview with Dr. Stuart Brown

State Board of Regents Acts to Adjust Common Core Implementation

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

APPR Survey

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

MentorCoach Service
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Brochure in PDF format

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