New York State Education Department http://wrvo.org en State Republicans expected to vote against Regents to protest Common Core http://wrvo.org/post/state-republicans-expected-vote-against-regents-protest-common-core <p></p><p>State Senate Republicans say they will break a long-standing tradition of boycotting the election of new Regents. They now say they will attend a joint legislative session, and that many will vote “no” over dissatisfaction with the Common Core. &nbsp;</p><p>It’s uncertain whether all four of the incumbent Regents members will be re-elected. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:24:36 +0000 Karen DeWitt 52492 at http://wrvo.org State Republicans expected to vote against Regents to protest Common Core Fayetteville Common Core meeting draws more concern for students, teachers http://wrvo.org/post/fayetteville-common-core-meeting-draws-more-concern-students-teachers <p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:27:18 +0000 Ellen Abbott 48056 at http://wrvo.org Fayetteville Common Core meeting draws more concern for students, teachers Maffei unveils six-point education plan http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-unveils-six-point-education-plan <p></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:00:32 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46317 at http://wrvo.org Maffei unveils six-point education plan Cuomo supports Common Core standards http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-supports-common-core-standards <p>State Education Commissioner John King is holding a forum in Albany this evening on the new Common Core curriculum standards in New York's schools, a change that has been controversial in the state.<br /><br />Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered some support to King and top state education officials, who have received much criticism for the implementation of Common Core.<br /><br />Cuomo said he understands that change can be difficult, even when it’s the right choice.<br /> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 20:20:39 +0000 Karen DeWitt 46138 at http://wrvo.org A timely technology voucher for low-income state schools http://wrvo.org/post/timely-technology-voucher-low-income-state-schools <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>A large number of schools across the state <a href="http://www.oms.nysed.gov/press/NYSSchoolstoReceive87MillionforTechnology.html">will receive $87 million to be used for technology.</a> The state Education Department announced that low-income public and charter schools will be receiving a voucher that can be used to purchase computer software, hardware and equipment needed for computer networks and technology infrastructure. Sun, 24 Feb 2013 09:02:00 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 33765 at http://wrvo.org