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SED Releases "Blueprint for English Language Learners Success" - April 11, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan and Commissioner King Address New York University Students in New York City - April 10, 2014

Regents Actions in 38 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions - March 28, 2014

Commissioner King Sends Letter to School Superintendents on 3-8 ELA and Math Assessments - March 24, 2014

Regents Support Teacher "Bar Exam"; Say More Rigorous Certification Process Will Help Students - March 12, 2014

State Education Department Announces "Green Ribbon School" Nominee - February 25, 2014

Regents Actions in 54 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions - February 25, 2014

Teacher and School Leader Effectiveness Grants Announced-February 18, 2014

Regents Adjust Common Core Implementation - February 10, 2014

State Education Department Announces 2014 Summer Food Service Program - January 31, 2014

Regents Actions in 64 Professional Discipline Cases and 4 Restoration Petitions - January 30, 2014

Statement from Chancellor Tisch and Commissioner King on Governor Cuomo's 2014-15 Budget Proposal - January 21, 2014

Newly Recovered Recording of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speech - January 20, 2014

Statement from Chancellor Tisch and Commissioner King on Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address - January 8, 2014

Regents Actions in 37 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions - January 3, 2014

New York Granted Federal Waiver to Eliminate Double-Testing in Math - January 2, 2014

State Education Department Announces 2014 New York State Summer School of the Arts Program - January 2, 2014

Board of Regents Recommends $1.3 Billion School Aid Increase; SED is Addressing ECB Recommendations  - December 16, 2013

Regents Actions in 53 Professional Discipline Cases and 3 Restoration Petitions - December 10, 2013

Commissioner King & Regent Bennett to Participate in Buffalo Forum  - December 6, 2013

Statement from Commissioner King on NYSUT/UFT Call for Banning Pre-K-2 Standardized Testing - November 14, 2013

Media Advisory: Chancellor Tisch and Commissioner King To Attend November 12 Long Island Community Forum - November 7, 2013

Statement from Chancellor Tisch and Commissioner King On New York State's NAEP Scores - November 7, 2013

Regents Actions in 33 Professional Discipline Cases and 3 Restoration Petitions - November 4, 2013

New York State Education Department Announces 3rd Year of Participation in Green Ribbon Schools Program; Public and Nonpublic Schools Invited to Apply - October 25, 2013

Commissioner King Announces Recipients of Two Grant Programs to Support Educators - October 23, 2013

Commissioner King Announces Preliminary Statewide Evaluation Ratings - October 22, 2013

Commissioner King Announces Community Forum Schedule - October 18, 2013

Regents Actions in 91 Professional Discipline Cases and 5 Restoration Petitions, September 26, 2013

Lewiston Porter Central School District High School Special Education Teacher Named 2014 New York State Teacher of the Year, September 17, 2013

Regents Actions in 35 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, August 13, 2013

State Education Department Releases Grades 3-8 Assessment Results, August 7, 2013

State Education Department Announces $126 Million in SIG Funding for 7 Districts to Support Turnaround and Transformation Efforts in 34 Schools, July 26, 2013

Regents Actions in 45 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, June 26, 2013

Statewide High School Graduation Rate Stays at 74 Percent Despite Higher Graduation Standards, June 17, 2013

21st Century Community Learning Centers Grants Awarded; Grants Will Help Support Students in High-Poverty Schools, June 11, 2013

Statement from State Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr., June 7, 2013

Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Grant RFP Announced; Grants Will Help Schools Recruit, Support and Retain Effective Educators, June 4, 2013

Commissioner King Releases NYC Teacher and Principal Evaluation Plan, June 1, 2013

Statements from NYS Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch and NYS Commissioner John B. King, Jr. on Assembly Passage of the NYS Dream Act, May 21, 2013

Regents Convene Forum on Immigration and Education on Monday, May 20, 2013, May 16, 2013

Commissioner King Releases Pre-Hearing Arbitration Process for Districts Without Approved Teacher and Principal Evaluation Plan, May 8, 2013

New York State Summer Reading Program Launched; New York State Library Announces 2013 Statewide Effort to Keep Kids Reading, May 6, 2013

Statement from State Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. on AFT President Randi Weingarten's Comments on Common Core, April 30, 2013

Regents Actions in 50 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, April 29, 2013

Three New York State Schools Named Among Second Annual U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, April 22, 2013

Commissioner King Announces Release of Video for Parents on the Common Core, April 11, 2013

Regents Actions in 25 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, March 27, 2013

SED Announces $81 Million in School Improvement Grants to Six Districts to Support Turnaround, Restart and Transformation Efforts in Eighteen Schools, March 25, 2013

SED Announces $2.2 Million in Replication Grants to Fifteen Schools in Thirteen Districts to Replicate "Commissioner's Schools" Best Practices, March 25, 2013

SED: CTB-McGraw Hill Awarded High School Equivalency Diploma RFP, March 7, 2013

Regents Cases in 33 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, February 22, 2013

Statement from NYS Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch and NYS Education Commissioner King on NYC Principal and Teacher Evaluations, February 20, 2013

Commissioner King Announces New Test Security Website, February 15, 2013

NYS Schools to Receive $87 Million for Technology, February 12, 2013

Statement from State Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. on the Assembly's Action on DREAM Act Legislation, February 12, 2013

SED Announces New York State Nominees for U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Program, February 7, 2013

SED Announces Summer Food Service Program: Urges Schools, Government Agencies, Nonprofit Groups, Indian Tribal Territories, Migrant Programs and Camps to Apply, January 31, 2013

Regents Actions in 24 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, January 23, 2013

Commissioner King Media Conference Call:  Next Steps re NYC Teacher and Principal Evaluation Plan, January 18, 2013

Statements from NYS Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch and NYS Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. re NYC and UFT's Failure to Negotiate Evaluation Plan, January 18, 2013

Statement from SED Commissioner John B. King, Jr. on the Status of NYC's Evaluation Plan, January 17, 2013

Statement from SED Commissioner John B. King Jr. on Approval of Buffalo Evaluation Plan, January 17, 2013

656 School District Evaluation Plans Approved, January 14, 2013

637 School District Evaluation Plans Approved, January 11, 2013

Education Department Announces Auditions for the 2013 New York State Summer School of the Arts, January 7, 2013

Statement from NYS Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch, January 2, 2013

533 District Evaluation Plans Approved to Date; Only Nine Districts Have Not Submitted Plans, January 2, 2013

Regents Actions in 24 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, December 20, 2012

Commissioner Welcomes Comptroller's Support for Regents Special Ed Reforms, December 18, 2012

SED Approves 442 District Evaluation Plans--More Than Two Dozen Districts Have Not Submitted Plans; Commissioner: The Clock is Ticking, December 18, 2012

Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. Statement on Connecticut Elementary School Tragedy, December 14, 2012

SED Announces School Innovation Fund Grant to Newburgh Enlarged CSD - December 7, 2012

SED Announces School Innovation Fund Grant to Rochester CSD - December 7, 2012

SED Announces School Innovation Fund Grant to Schenectady CSD - December 7, 2012

SED Launches Virtual Learning Initiative; $17.3 Million in Federal RTTT Funds Will Provide Low-Income Students Better Access to Advanced Placement (AP) Courses, November 29, 2012

Regents Actions in 26 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, November 15, 2012

Commissioner's Teacher Advisory Council Announced, November 14, 2012

Regents Actions in 31 Professional Discipline Cases and 3 Restoration Petitions, October 17, 2012

SED Announces 2nd Year of Participation in Green Ribbon Schools Program; Public and Nonpublic Schools Invited to Apply, October 16, 2012

Teacher and School Leader Effectiveness Grants Announced; Grants Will Help Schools Recruit, Develop, Support and Retain Effective Educators, October 11, 2012

Webster Central School District High School Social Studies Teacher Named 2013 New York State Teacher of the Year, October 10, 2012

State Education Department Announces Exhibit Featuring Lincoln's Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation: Utica added to Statewide Tour, October 10, 2012

Regents Actions in 67 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, September 24, 2012

SED Announces Teacher Prep Grants; SUNY Cortland and SUNY Oswego Receive a Combined $980,000, September 20, 2012

SED Approves 107 Evaluation Plans, September 19, 2012

SED Announces Exhibit Featuring Lincoln's Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation; Exhibition to Travel Statewide to Mark 150th Anniversary, UPDATED September 18, 2012
Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Press Images
Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Brochure

SED Releases List of Focus School Districts, August 30, 2012

SED Releases 10 Model Evaluation Plans; Provides Feedback to Over 100 Districts, August 22, 2012

Statement from Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. on Signing into Law of the Quality and Excellence in Business and Trade Schools Bill, August 17, 1012

Commissioner King Grants Superintendent Waiver Request From Albany City School District, August 17, 2012

2011-12 Teacher Growth Scores Sent to Districts; Evaluations for Most Principals, Teachers Start Next School Year, August 16, 2012

State Museum to Reopen on Sundays, August 15, 2012

SED Awards Education Data Portal Contracts; Integrated Systems Will Support Teaching, Learning and Local Choice, August 13, 2012

Regents Actions in 39 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, August 7, 2012

214 School Districts Have Submitted Negotiated Evaluation Agreements, July 20, 2012

Incremental Improvement in 3-8 Math and ELA Scores, Regents Reforms Will Boost College and Career Readiness, July 17, 2012

186 School Districts Have Submitted Negotiated Evaluation Agreements, July 6, 2012

Commissioner King: 164 SDs Submitted Negotiated Evaluation Agreements, July 2, 2012

Regents Actions in 70 Professional Discipline Cases and 4 Restoration Petitions, July 2, 2012

King Announces Race to the Top Grants, June 14, 2012

SED Commissioner King Honored with Builders of the NEW New York Award, June 13, 2012
Comisionado King Honrado Con El Constructores Del NUEVO Nueva York Premio, 13 de Junio 2012

King: "I Have Approved Buffalo's Teacher and Principal Evaluation Plan", June 12, 2012

Education Department Releases High School Graduation Rates; Overall Rates Improve Slightly, But are Still Too Low for Our Students to be Competitive, June 11, 2012

King: Buffalo Teacher Evaluation Plan Approvable, May 30, 2012

U.S.E.D. Accepts New York's ESEA Waiver Application, May 29, 2012

Statement from SED Commissioner John B. King, Jr. on SED's Successful Application for the Community Eligibility Option Child Nutrition Program, May 4, 2012

Three NYS Schools Named Among First-Ever U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, May 1, 2012

Regents Actions in 31 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, April 27, 2012

Statement from Commissioner John B. King, Jr. on The Hare and the Pineapple, April 20, 2012

Commissioner King Awards Grants to Support New Teachers in Low-Performing Schools, April 5, 2012

Education Commissioner Announces Professional Development for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Teachers in Low-Performing Schools, April 4, 2012

Education Department Awards Contracts for Development of English Language Arts and Math Curricula, April 3, 2012

Regents Actions in 30 Professional Discipline Cases and 3 Restoration Petitions, March 30, 2012

Commissioner King Restores SIG Funding for Two School Districts, March 26, 2012

State Education Department Announces New York State Nominees to U.S. ED Green Ribbon Schools Program, March 22, 2012

State Education Department Hires Test Security Director, March 20, 2012

State Education Department Announces Reforms to Protect Integrity of State Assessments, March 15, 2012

Chancellor Tisch, Commissioner King Praise Governor and Legislature for Agreement on Principal/Teacher Evaluation Law, March 15, 2012

Commissioner King Restores SIG Funding for Five School Districts, February 22, 2012

Regents Actions in 64 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, February 17, 2012

Chancellor Tisch and Commissioner King Praise Evaluation Agreement, February 16, 2012

College Board Announces AP Results for New York's Class of 2011, February 8, 2012

State Education Department Announces Summer Food Service Program: Urges Schools, Government Agencies, Non-Profit Groups, Indian Tribal Territories, Migrant Programs and Camps to Apply, January 26, 2012

Union, State Indicate Discussions on Teacher Evaluations Moving Forward, January 20, 2012

Regents Actions in 29 Professional Discipline Cases and 3 Restoration Petitions, January 19, 2012

Education Commissioner King and Board of Regents Welcome Governor Cuomo's Leadership on Issue of Teacher and Principal Evaluations, January 17, 2012

Statement from Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch and Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. on New York Race to the Top Report, January 10, 2012

Education Department Announces Auditions for the New York State Summer School of the Arts, January 6, 2012

Education Commissioner King Suspends SIG Funding for All 10 SIG School Districts in the State, January 3, 2012

Statement by SED Commissioner King on NYC Failure to Reach Agreement on SIG Teacher Evaluations, December 30, 2011

Commissioner King: SIG Funds in Jeopardy; Deadline for districts to meet requirements is December 31, December 27, 2011

Regents Actions in 39 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, December 22, 2011

165 New York Teachers Earn Profession's Highest Credential; Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr., NYSUT Vice President Maria Neira Salute 'Master Teachers', December 20, 2011

SED Releases Grade 3-8 Assessment Guide and Schedule, December 19, 2011

SED Releases DRAFT RFP to Establish Charter Schools Authorized by the Board of Regents; Seeks Public Comment, December 9, 2011

NYS Education Department Announces Participation in Green Ribbon Schools Program; Public and Private Schools Invited to Apply, December 8, 2011

Regents Actions in 40 Professional Discipline Cases, November 21, 2011

Commissioner King Appoints Greenberg as Special Investigator; Pro Bono Work Includes Review of SED Investigations of Alleged Test Integrity Violations, November 14, 2011

1325 Schools and 123 Districts Statewide Identified for Improvement; Unprecedented Number of Schools Added to List, November 10, 2011

Statement from Education Commissioner King on NAEP Scores, November 1, 2011

Regents Actions in 74 Professional Discipline Cases, October 24, 2011

Regents Approve Development of Kindergarten Readiness Tool for Use in 2014-15 School Year, October 20, 2011

Board of Regents Urges Passage of DREAM Act, October 18, 2011
Junta de Regentes Insta La Aprobacion del DREAM Act, 18 de Octubre 2011

State Education Commissioner King and City Schools Chancellor Walcott Announce Comprehensive Plan to Support English Language Learners, October 12, 2011

SED Commissioner Addresses NYS School Superintendents; King: Regents Reforms Will Help Students Graduate Ready for College and Career, September 26, 2011

NYS Education Commissioner King Joins President Obama in Announcing Waivers to NCLB Law, September 23, 2011

Regents Actions in 55 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, September 19, 2011

Regents Authorize New Charter Schools to Open in 2012, September 14, 2011

SED Statement on Appeal of Court Decision Regarding Teacher Evaluations, September 13, 2011

Regents Act to Ensure the Integrity of New York's Testing System, September 13, 2011

Schenectady School District Elementary Teacher Named 2012 New York State Teacher of the Year, September 13, 2011

SED Announces $60 Million in School Improvement Grant Awards to New York City and Greenburgh Eleven to Support Restart, Turnaround and Transformation in 45 Schools, September 7, 2011

Education Commissioner's Back to School Message:  "Work Hard, Get Smart", September 2, 2011

SED PLANS APPEAL, August 24, 2011

Education Department Awards $2.7 Million Contract to American Institutes for Research for Student Growth Component of Teacher and Principal Evaluation System, August 17, 2011

Education Commissioner Statement on Teacher Evaluation Regulations Lawsuit, August 12, 2011

State Education Department Awards $9.2 Million Federal School Improvement Grant to Buffalo City Schools, August 9, 2011

Education Department Releases Results of Grade 3-8 Math and English State Tests; Reform Efforts Underway to Boost Achievement, August 8, 2011
Powerpoint/Results of Grade 3-8 Math & English State Tests, August 8, 2011
Powerpoint Supplemental/Results of Grade 3-8 Math & English State Tests, August 8, 2011

State Education Department Announces $36,505,511 in School Improvement Grant Awards to 7 School Districts to Support Turnaround and Transformation Efforts in 24 Schools, August 4, 2011

New York State Education Department Wins $113 Million in Federal Grants to Increase Public School Choice Options, July 25, 2011

Regents Actions in 57 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, July 22, 2011

Statement in response to lawsuit challenging New York's teacher and principal evaluation system, June 28, 2011

Regents Actions in 61 Professional Discipline Cases and 7 Restoration Petitions, June 24, 2011

New York State Summer Reading Program Launched, June 24, 2011

Education Department Releases High School Graduation Rates; Overall Rate Improves Slightly, But Gaps in Achievement Persist and Too Few Schools Meet New Aspirational Performance Measures, June 14, 2011

State Education Department Announces $14 Million in Public Library Construction Grants, May 31, 2011

Regents Actions in 29 Professional Discipline Cases and 7 Restoration Petitions, May 23, 2011

Regents Adopt Rules for Evaluating Teacher and Principal Effectiveness, May 16, 2011

Board of Regents Elects John King Commissioner of Education, May 16, 2011

Statement from Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch Regarding Governor Cuomo's Proposal to Improve New York's Rules for Evaluating Teacher and Principal Effectiveness, May 13, 2011

Governor Cuomo and Commissioner Steiner Announce $6 Million in Grants for "Smart Scholars" Early College High School Programs, May 12, 2011

Draft Regulations for Teacher and Principal Evaluation Posted for Comment, April 15, 2011

Statement of Marilyn Terranova, Chair of Screening Panel on Waiver Request for Dennis M. Walcott, April 13, 2011

Note: Updated Panel Composition (Commissioner Steiner Appoints Advisory Screening Panel to Conduct Review Process; Panel to Meet Wednesday, April 13), April 13, 2011

Commissioner Steiner Appoints Advisory Screening Panel to Conduct Review Process; Panel to Meet Wednesday, April 13, April 12, 2011

Statements Regarding Departure of Commissioner Steiner, April 7, 2011

Statements Regarding Appointment of Dennis M. Walcott as New York City Schools Chancellor, April 7, 2011

Regents Actions in 40 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, April 5, 2011

Task Force Issues Report On Teacher And Principal Effectiveness; Regents Consider Recommendations, April 4, 2011

Regents Actions in 27 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, March 8, 2011

2009-2010 School Report Cards Released for New York's Schools and Districts, February 17, 2011

Regents Actions in 37 Professional Discipline Cases and 3 Restoration Petitions, February 8, 2011

Board of Regents Approves New York State Teaching Standards, Elements, and Performance Indicators, January 28, 2011

New York State Education Department Announces Summer Food Service Program, January 28, 2011

State Education Department Announces:  Some Seniors Can Use Course Grades to Graduate as Regents Exams Are Canceled Due to Inclement Weather; Next Administration in June, January 27, 2011

Regents Actions in 52 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, January 19, 2011

Board of Regents Approve New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards, January 11, 2011

NYS Summer School of the Arts Announces Summer 2011 Audition Information, January 7, 2011

Regents Actions in 41 Professional Discipline Cases, December 16, 2010

Regents Adopt 2011-2012 State Aid Proposal; Balance Need for Adequate Funding with State's Fiscal Crisis, December 13, 2010

Education Commissioner Announces 67 Schools Identified as “Persistently Lowest Achieving" With 58 of them Also Placed Under Registration Review; Schools to be the Focus of School Improvement Efforts, December 9, 2010

SED Launches Pilot Program to Prepare and Retain Teachers in High Needs Schools; Blue Ribbon Commission Named, November 29, 2010

Commissioner Steiner Appoints Advisory Screening Panel to Conduct Review Process, November 19, 2010

Regents Actions in 63 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, November 16, 2010

Board of Regents Announces New Grant to Support Common Core Standards Planning, November 16, 2010

State Education Department Awards $19,800,03 Federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) to New York City Schools, November 4, 2010

532 Schools and 35 Districts Statewide Identified for Improvement; 53 Schools and 3 Districts Removed from Improvement Lists, November 4, 2010

Office of Cultural Education Launches New Netherland Research Center; World's Largest Collection of Dutch Colonial Documents, November 2, 2010

Regents Actions in 43 Professional Discipline Cases and 5 Restoration Petitions, October 20, 2010

State Education Department Awards $7.9 Million Federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) to Buffalo City Schools, October 19, 2010

State Education Department Awards $9.9 Million Federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) to Rochester City Schools, September 29, 2010

New York State Awarded $40.5 Million Teacher Incentive Fund Grant, September 24, 2010

State Education Department Awards 2010 Marge A. Tierney Scholarship to SUNY at Buffalo Student, September 22, 2010

Rare Public Exhibit of Lincoln's Handwritten Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Part of Lincoln Celebration at the New York State Library, September 15, 2010

Dr. James N. Baldwin Appointed Chief of Staff of the State Education Department, September 14, 2010

Regents Actions in 45 Professional Discipline Cases and 4 Restoration Petitions, September 14, 2010

Liverpool HS Earth Science Teacher Named 2011 NYS Teacher of the Year; Valley Central HS Mathematics Teacher Celebrated as 2010 NYS Teacher of the Year, September 13, 2010

State Education Department Awards $4 Million Federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) to Yonkers City School District, September 13, 2010

PARCC Consortium Awarded Race to the Top Assessment Funds, September 2, 2010

State Education Department Awards $6 Million Federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) to Syracuse City Schools, September 2, 2010

State Education Department Identifies 16 Schools as Persistently Dangerous; Commissioner Steiner to Launch Comprehensive Effort to Improve School Climate, August 27, 2010

New York Wins Nearly $700M in Race to the Top Competition, August 24, 2010

State Education Department Issues 2010 Charter School Application Kit, August 3, 2010

Regents Actions in 34 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, July 30, 2010

Grade 3-8 Math and English Test Results Released: Cut Scores Set to New College-Ready Proficiency Standards, July 28, 2010

New York State A Finalist for Race to the Top Funding: Statement by Education Commissioner David Steiner, July 27, 2010

Regents Approve Scoring Changes to Grade 3-8 Math and English Tests, July 19, 2010

Valerie Grey Appointed Chief Operating Officer of the State Education Department, July 19, 2010

Board of Regents Approves Assessment Cost Reductions, June 22, 2010

Regents Actions in 44 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, June 22, 2010

New York State Submits Race to the Top Application, June 1, 2010

Board of Regents and Education Department Leadership Statements Regarding Passage of Education Reform Legislation, May 28, 2010

New York State Awarded $19.7 Million Grant for Data Systems, May 21, 2010

Regents Actions in 38 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, May 20, 2010

SED Announces Release Date of Grades 3-8 Test Scores, May 18, 2010

SED Proposes Race to the Top Legislative Reforms with Support of New York State United Teachers and the United Federation of Teachers, May 11, 2010

Regents Actions in 37 Professional Discipline Cases and 5 Restoration Petitions, April 20, 2010

School Report Card Released for Schools and Districts, April 15, 2010

Round 1 Results: Statement by Education Commissioner David Steiner on New York State's Race to the Top Application, March 29, 2010

Regents Actions in 29 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, March 9, 2010

New Graduation Results Released for High Schools Statewide, March 9, 2010
Graduation Rates Data and Slides

New York State Named Race to the Top Finalist: Statement by Education Commissioner David Steiner, March 4, 2010

New York Awarded $9.5 Million to Expand Broadband Capacity at Libraries, February 26, 2010

Commissioner Steiner Announces SURR Schools List - 14 Schools Removed; 4 Schools Added, February 16, 2010

Regents Actions in 26 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, February 16, 2010

A Message from the New York State Education Commissioner on Homeless Students and State Assessments, February 10, 2010

New York State Joins Mass Insight, Five Other States, to Develop Partnership Zones to Turn Around Low Achieving Schools, February 2, 2010

Education Commissioner Announces 57 Schools Identified as "Persistently Lowest Achieving and Eligible for New Funding for Turnaround; Schools to be Focus of Race to the Top and School Improvement Efforts, January 21, 2010

Regents Actions in 38 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, January 21, 2010

Statement from Education Commissioner David Steiner on New York's Race to the Top Plan, January 13, 2010

Governor Paterson and State Board of Regents Announce $5.5 Million in Grants for "Smart Scholars" Early College High School Programs, December 17, 2009

Regents Actions in 50 Professional Discipline Cases, December 15, 2009

Statement by Education Commissioner David Steiner: An Agenda for Education Reform in NYS, December 14, 2009

Regents Actions in 56 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, November 20, 2009

Regents Prepare to Transform Teacher Preparation and Recruit Skilled Teachers to High Needs Schools, November 16, 2009

Regents Actions in 40 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, October 26, 2009

David Steiner Takes Oath as Education Commissioner, October 1, 2009

Regents Actions in 77 Professional Discipline Cases and 3 Restoration Petitions, September 18, 2009

State Education Department Awards 2009 Marge A. Tierney Scholarship Award to Assumption College Student, September 17, 2009

Valley Central High School Mathematics Teacher Named 2010 New York State Teacher of the Year, September 15, 2009

State Board of Regents Appoints Deputy Commissioner to Lead Education Reform Effort, September 14, 2009

13 Schools Named Persistently Dangerous Under NCLB, August 27, 2009

499 Schools and 35 Districts Statewide Identified for Improvement; 197 Schools and 26 Districts Removed from Improvement Lists, August 27, 2009

More New York State Students Than Ever Achieving Mastery on AP; Performance Declines on SAT, August 25, 2009

Governor Paterson and State Education Department Announce $6 Million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funding for Food Service Equipment Assistance Grants, August 25, 2009

Regents Announce Electronic Record-Keeping Rules for Pharmacies, August 20, 2009

Governor Paterson and State Education Department Announce American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funding for Education of Homeless Children and Youth, August 6, 2009

Governor Paterson and Board of Regents Announce $6 Million Grant for "Smart Scholars" Early College Program, August 5, 2009

Regents Actions in 54 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, August 4, 2009

Board of Regents Elects David Steiner Commissioner of Education, July 27, 2009

Regents Announce Opening of Rochester Leadership Academy; Funding for Six New Leadership Programs Throughout the State, July 8, 2009

Regents Actions in 59 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, June 30, 2009

Board of Regents Consider New Actions to Raise New York's Graduation Rate; Use New Data to Guide Decision-Making, June 22, 2009

Students Statewide Show Steady, Measured Gains on Math Tests Across All Grades, June 1, 2009

Regents Actions in 39 Professional Discipline Cases and 9 Restoration Petitions, May 20, 2009

Hewlett Holocaust Survivor and Yonkers Educator Receive 2008 Yavner Awards, May 18, 2009

Students Statewide Continue Steady, Moderate Growth Across Grades 3-8 on English Tests; Achievement Over Time Measured for First Time, May 7, 2009

Liberty Partnerships Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Albany, April 29, 2009

Regents Actions in 57 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, April 23, 2009

2008 School Report Cards Released for Schools and Districts Statewide, April 22, 2009

Regents Appoint Carole Huxley as Interim Education Commissioner, April 21, 2009

Regents Actions in 39 Professional Discipline Cases and 5 Restoration Petitions, March 19, 2009

SINI 543 Title 1 Schools and 53 Districts Statewide are "In Need of Improvement" under NCLB; 122 Schools and 8 Districts also Identified under Separate State Rules, March 17, 2009

Statement of Dr. Merryl H. Tisch, Chancellor-Elect of the NYS Board of Regents, March 16, 2009

Kathy A. Ahearn, Counsel to NYS Board of Regents and SED, Announces Departure, March 16, 2009

Robert M. Bennett Steps Down as Chancellor but Remains as Member of Board of Regents, March 6, 2009

SED Announces Release of Special Education Annual Performance Report for 2007-08, March 6, 2009

Commissioner Mills Announces Record Number of Schools Removed from Registration Review; Names 5 New SURR Schools, March 2, 2009

Regents Actions in 41 Professional Discipline Cases, February 18, 2009

SED Accepts OSC Audit; Criminal History Background Check Improvements Are in Place, February 12, 2009

New York is a Leader in Advanced Placement (AP) Results, February 4, 2009

SED Announces Summer Food Service Program, January 29, 2009

Contracts for Excellence in Place in 39 School Districts, January 27, 2009

Regents Actions in 20 Professional Discipline Cases, January 13, 2009

Governor Paterson Receives Final Report From Temporary Special Advisory Panel On Driver Education Availability and Curriculum Enhancement | PDF, December 31, 2008 | Related Materials: Report to Governor Paterson: Final Report From Temporary Special Advisory Panel (PDF) | Appendix to the Report to Governor Paterson (PDF)

Statement by Regents Chancellor Bennett and Education Commissioner Mills on 2009-2010 Executive Budget, December 16, 2008

Regents Actions in 29 Professional Discipline Cases, December 16, 2008

Board of Regents Announces 2009 State Aid Proposal, December 4, 2008

State Leaders Seek Recognition for New York's College Financial Aid System, December 3, 2008

Board of Regents Appoints New Member to Roosevelt Board of Education, November 18, 2008

Regents Actions in 39 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, November 18, 2008

SED Announces Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program Grants, November 10, 2008

Contracts for Excellence Approved for 10 School Districts, November 5, 2008

New York's Education Commissioner, Richard P. Mills, Announces Plans to Step Down Next Year; Begins Preparing for Transition, November 1, 2008

State Warns Consumers of Dangers from Cosmetic Contact Lenses, October 28, 2008

Regents Actions in 50 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, October 28, 2008

SED Awards 2008 Marge A. Tierney Scholarship Award to SUNY Buffalo Student, October 21, 2008

Board of Regents Appoint Bernard A. Margolis New York State Librarian, October 21, 2008

Rochester Area Employer Wins Statewide Award for Its Efforts to Train and Hire People with Disabilities, October 7, 2008

Contracts for Excellence Approved for 26 School Districts, October 2, 2008

Regents Actions in 46 Professional Discipline Cases, September 16, 2008

NYS Teacher of the Year 2009 Named, September 15, 2008

SED Completes "Contract for Excellence" Monitoring, September 15, 2008

Proprietary Schools Joint CPB & SED Release, September 12, 2008

More New York Students Than Ever Take SAT, Performance Declines, New York Leads in Students Achieving Mastery on AP Exams, August 26, 2008

19 Schools Named As "Persistently Dangerous" Under NCLB, August 20, 2008

New Graduation Results Released for High Schools Statewide PowerPoint Slide Presentation, August 11, 2008

Congress Expands Loan Forgiveness Programs to Teachers in BOCES, August 5, 2008

Regents Actions in 32 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, July 30, 2008

Regents Urge Families to Enroll Children in New York's Free Public Library Summer Reading Program, July 2, 2008

Regents Actions in 46 Professional Discipline Cases and 1 Restoration Petition, June 30, 2008

Regents Strengthen Process Allowing Retirees to Continue Serving the Public, June 24, 2008

Statewide Student Achievement Improves Across Grades 3-9 on 2008 Math & English Tests, June 23, 2008 MS Word (53K)| Related Materials

Statement from Education Commissioner Richard Mills on 211 Waivers, May 22, 2008

Somers Holocaust Survivor and Commack Educator Receive 2007 Yavner Awards, May 20, 2008

Regents Actions in 43 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, May 20, 2008

Large Increase in "High Performing/Gap Closing" and "Rapidly Improving" Schools Announced, May 15, 2008

Regents Actions in 34 Professional Discipline Cases and  2 Restoration Petitions, Apri1 15, 2008

New Data Show: New York State Raises Percent of Highly Qualified Teachers in All Subjects, April 14, 2008

81 Title I NYC High Schools and 27 Districts "In Need of Improvement" Under NCLB; 44 NYC High Schools Also Identified Under Separate State Rules, April 7, 2008

750,000 Licensed New York State Professionals Can Now Renew Registration Online; 250,000 Applications Expected Annually, April 7, 2008

National Assessment of Educational Progress Results in 8th Grade Writing Show Gains for New York Students Since 1998, April 3, 2008

44 Title I High Schools and 34 Districts "In Need of Improvement" Under NCLB, 60 High Schools Also Identified Under Separate State Rules, March 25, 2008 -  School and District Lists 

Regents Actions in 50 Professional Discipline Cases and 3 Restoration Petitions, March 17-18, 2008

Board of Regents to Review New York State's English Standards, March 19, 20008

Regents Actions in 39 Professional Discipline Cases and 2 Restoration Petitions, February 19, 2008

421 Libraries Throughout New York to Get $4.1 Million in Grants from Gates Foundation, February 7, 2008

Commissioner Mills Names 15 New SURR Schools, Announces 5 Others to Close, February 5, 2008: HTML | MS Word

Regents Actions in 29 Professional Discipline Cases, January 18, 2008

Education Week's Quality Counts Rates New York First Overall in New Report on the State of Education - January 9, 2008

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