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Full Episode: NY's Education Debate, Grading NY's Infrastructure, Overdose Crisis
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NY's Education Debate, Grading NY's Infrastructure, Overdose Crisis

On This Week's Edition

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On This Week's Edition of New York NOW:

  • The New York Times finds that certain Hasidic yeshivas aren't teaching students basic math and English, and the State Education Department approves new standards for nonpublic schools. We'll discuss that and more with David Lombardo from The Capitol Pressroom.
  • New York's infrastructure — from roads, to bridges, to drinking water — needs a lot of work, according to a recent report from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Assemblymember Angelo Santabarbara, D-Schenectady, a civil engineer by trade, joins us to discuss.
  • New York's Overdose Awareness Day was this week. Reporter Alexis Young has a look at New York's overdose crisis.