Regent Vote Scorecard

We MUST contact our legislators and urge them to attend the joint Legislative session on Tuesday, March 11 where four Regent board members will be selected.  Please ASK YOUR LEGISLATORS TO VOTE NO to any incumbent who is re-nominated (Cea, Cottrell, Jackson, and Norwood).  We must not allow the incumbents to be appointed for another term.

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Regents Vote Watch

On March 11 the NYS Assembly and Senate met in a combined session to select four individuals for the NYS Board of Regents.  The vote returned three incumbent Regents members (Cottrell, Crea, Norwood). Regent Jackson, the fourth incumbent, withdrew from consideration.

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NYS Assembly Bill to Rein in “Regents’ Education Reform Agenda” is a Starting Point, but Not Nearly Enough: Incumbent Regents Must Not be Reappointed

The leaders of the NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE), a coalition of more than 45 parent and educator groups from throughout the state, acknowledge that the passage of Assembly bill A8929  http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=A08929&term=2013  is a step in the right direction, but we urge the Senate

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NYS Allies for Public Education Endorses Full Slate of Candidates for the Board of Regents

New York State Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE), a coalition of 45 organizations from around the state, is endorsing a full slate of four candidates for the New York State Board of Regents: Audrey Marie Baker, Dr. Carol Mikoda, Michael Reilly, and Helen “Regina” Rose. The Board of Regents sets education policy for the state and appoints the State Education Commissioner. 

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NYS Allies for Public Education Endorses New Candidates for the Board of Regents

New York State Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE), a coalition of 45 organizations from around the state, is endorsing three candidates for the New York State Board of Regents: Helen “Regina” Rose, Audrey Marie Baker, and Michael Reilly. The Board of Regents set education policy for the state and appoint the State Education Commissioner.  Four Regents will be selected by the State Legislature in March.

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Parents Request Formal Public Meeting With NYS Board of Regents

On November 6, 2013, on behalf of fellow parent-leaders across the state, Eric Mihelbergel, parent and co-founder of NYS Allies for Public Education, respectfully and formally requested a public meeting with the Chancellor of the NYS Board of Regents, Merryl Tisch, and members of the Board of Regents to discuss the concerns of thousands of parents across the state related to excessive