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Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a charter school rally in Albany yesterday. Photo: Karen DeWitt
Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a charter school rally in Albany yesterday. Photo: Karen DeWitt

Cuomo and NYC mayor de Blasio talk education at dueling rallies in Albany

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke yesterday at dueling rallies on education at the State Capitol that highlighted the two politicians' differences over education issues.  Go to full article

Lawmakers fail to agree on charter schools

State lawmakers missed a deadline to expand charter schools in time for the federal Race to the Top funding competition, after they failed to reach consensus by the 4:30 time limit yesterday afternoon. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Spitzer's education plans span political spectrum

In his State of the State speech, Governor Eliot Spitzer proposed a number of changes for the state's schools and school funding. As Karen DeWitt reports, the plans included something for everyone, from liberals to conservatives.  Go to full article

Charter school advocates remain hopeful

Governor Pataki will end his tenure without getting an increase in the number of charter schools in the state. But advocates are hopeful that the new Governor, Eliot Spitzer, will allow more charter schools to open. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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