State Department of Education

A piggy bank on top of school textbooks.
Upcoming roundtables across the New York aim to pinpoint why schools are struggling.
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School water fountain
Advocates are hoping to change acceptable lead thresholds before schools test their drinking water again in 2020.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Cuomo blames the school districts. Lawmakers blame Cuomo.
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New York Board of Regents meets at its February 2019 meeting to discuss students taking alternative assessments.
With more pathways to a high school diploma, New York education officials wonder about student success after graduation.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo addresses the crowd while unveiling his proposed 2019-20 executive budget.
The governor’s wide-ranging budget address left out several legislative priorities.
News & Politics
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United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew, New York City Councilman Mark Treyger, Chalkbeat reporter Alex Zimmerman, State Department of Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia.
Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia and Assembly Higher Education Chairwoman Deborah Glick explain.
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