Albany, NY – The State Education Commissioner has teamed up with the teachers unions to come up with a teacher evaluation system that Commissioner David Steiner says could improve New York's chances of winning federal Race to the Top money.
Oswego, NY – Lt. Gov. Ravitch says if the courts reject the furlough plan, layoffs may be in order. The state's top court says the Cayuga Indian Nation can sell cigarettes tax free. These stories and more on the morning podcast.
Oswego, NY – Dr. Jessica Hester speaks with documentary filmmaker Katja Esson. A native of Germany, Katja talks about the making of her film, "Poetry of Resilience," which profiles six poets who have come to America as refugees, including Li-Young Lee, Majid Nafici, Lillian Boraks-Nemetz, and Alexandre Kimenyi.