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Cuomo Vetoes His Own Bill On Teacher Evaluations

New York’s largest teachers union accused Cuomo of reneging on an agreement that he announced in June.

12/30/2014

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Most New York Teachers Rated ‘Effective’ Despite Poor Student Test Scores

Nine out of 10 New York City school teachers were rated effective or highly effective in the first year of state-mandated evaluations.

12/16/2014

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New York Teachers Sue State Education Department Over Test Confidentiality

New York’s largest teachers union is suing the state Education Department over what it views as a “gag order” on teachers who score state tests.

10/09/2014

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Top State Lawmakers: Halt Evaluations Using Common Core Standards

Silver and Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan (D-Queens), who chairs the education committee, issued a statement Tuesday citing “serious issues” with the rollout of the more difficult learning standards.

02/04/2014

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Cuomo Reacts To Teacher’s Union Lawsuit, Says State Has Most Expensive Education System In America

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York’s largest teachers union and several parents sued Wednesday to overturn the state’s property tax cap as unconstitutional, contending it widens the gap between rich and poor districts and interferes […]

02/20/2013

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Gov. Cuomo’s Property Tax Cap Met With Stiff Resistance From Teachers

Residents in many of the higher tax counties in New York – such as Westchester and those on Long Island – have been crying out for property tax relief for years.

05/25/2011

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As Cuomo’s Budget Nears, New Group Joins NY School Aid Fight

A new, well-financed partnership plying both fundamentals of democracy and modern high-stakes lobbying plans to bring Albany’s fight over public school aid into New Yorkers’ homes.

01/22/2011