New York State School Boards Association en Pre-K expansion estimated to be low in September <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fewer than 20 percent of school districts outside of New York City have expressed interest in expanding their pre-kindergarten programs. Critics say that falls far short of the goals of a program billed in the state budget as&nbsp; universal pre-K.</span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:39:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 57845 at Pre-K expansion estimated to be low in September Growing unease over Cuomo's tax freeze plan <p></p><p>There’s growing unease over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax freeze plan.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:28:49 +0000 Karen DeWitt 52335 at New York schools optimistic that next year's Common Core tests will improve <p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 10:47:11 +0000 Gino Geruntino 43297 at Most school budgets expected to pass <p>Voters in New York state go to the polls Tuesday to approve new school budgets. The New York State School Boards Association finds that many school districts are living within the limits imposed by a property tax cap enacted two years ago. Mon, 20 May 2013 13:09:10 +0000 Karen DeWitt 38115 at State budget has some good news for education <div><span style="font-size:14px">An on-time state budget is good news for school districts across the state, as they plug in the hard numbers to proposed budgets.&nbsp; </span> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 16:07:06 +0000 Ellen Abbott 35575 at New school year brings new anti-bullying law <p>As students settle into the new school year, the first phase of a new statewide anti-bullying law is already in place. More children will now be protected, and more will be required of school districts. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 20:08:04 +0000 Catherine Loper 25821 at Common core standards make debut in New York <p>As children all over upstate New York head back to school this week, the curriculum for some of them will be a little different this year. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 20:03:53 +0000 Catherine Loper 25455 at Many school districts to miss teacher evaluation deadline <p>An important deadline in the state&rsquo;s ongoing teacher evaluation process occurred Sunday, but most schools reported they would miss it. &nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:42:16 +0000 Karen DeWitt 21910 at