State Lawmakers Discuss Free College Tuition Plan Ahead Of Budget DeadlineAmong the issues New York state lawmakers were working on ahead of the Saturday budget deadline was Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to provide free college tuition for many middle-class families.
Cuomo-Legislature Showdown Could Lead To NYS ShutdownDays before one of New York's toughest-ever state budgets is due, protests over education and social services cuts persisted and the governor warned that the government could shut down.
Possibly 15,000 More NYC Teachers Could Face AxA whopping 15,000 teacher layoffs were threatened by Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday to deal with expected cuts in state aid to education. But parents don't like that one bit.