Education

Shelley Mayer, chair of the state Senate Committee on Education
Lawmakers are aiming to block some of the governor’s education proposals as talks get underway to pass a budget by the end of the week.
State Budget Director Robert Mujica
State Budget Director Robert Mujica explains big plans to change state education spending.
Lawmakers are questioning the Specialized High School Admissions Test required to get into schools like Bronx Science.
How Democrats will decide kids’ futures in 2020.
Democratic lawmakers are now taking steps to get themselves in a position to prevail in this decadelong education funding fight once and for all.
Lawmakers have a chance to beat Cuomo in a decadelong school aid fight.
Interior of a classroom.
A contentious, complicated and perennial issue in state politics, explained.
School lunch.
The options may not be inherently healthier, but are part of a more nutritious program.
John Liu.
Lawmaker says de Blasio push to scrap SHSAT would cause ‘years and years of strife.’
Students in a classroom
Making changes to NYC’s elite high school admission test.
Charter school proponents face resistance from teachers unions and many Democratic lawmakers who want to leave the charter school cap unchanged.
Can the governor raise the cap on charter schools in NYC?
Wanted: a charter school champion.
NYC's charter school movement lacks the firepower it once had.
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