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From jail to the 'Great Outdoors'

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A different approach to the Opioids epidemic

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Faso-Delgado to debate at WMHT October 19th

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Watch Friday, October 19th at 1pm. Re-airing at 8:30pm. Sign up for the wait list.

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Molinaro criticizes former Cuomo secretary

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Says Schwartz should be dismissed from MTA Board

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Teachers Union serenades Senate to push for bill

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The state’s largest teachers union brought bagpipe players and a brass band to the Capitol to push for a bill to decouple teacher evaluations from the results of standardized tests.

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Legislature takes step toward decoupling student test scores from teacher evals

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Teachers wouldn’t be evaluated based on their students’ standardized test scores any longer under a measure approved by the New York State Assembly.

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New York State Senate passes school safety measures

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During a debate in the New York State Senate on enhanced school safety measures, Democrats asked the Republican majority to support a bill to ban teachers from having guns in schools.

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This week on NYN: After-school funding

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New program helps needy districts.

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Cuomo school aid hike doesn't please everyone

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Governor Cuomo is proposing an increase in school aid of over three-quarters of a billion dollars or around 3% from last year, but some say that’s not enough to meet school districts’ rising costs.

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New SUNY Chancellor discusses challenges ahead

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She sits down with Karen DeWitt.

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SUNY Chancellor says she will continue to monitor charter schools, in light of new teacher certification standards

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The Chancellor of the State University of New York is defending a SUNY board committee’s decision to lower some requirements for teachers at some charter schools.

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