Letter: Schools tend to fail due to poverty

Like Fred LeBrun in his column (“Which Cuomo will we now get?” Sept. 8), I was angered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent remarks about giving failing schools the “death penalty” because it shows the governor is missing the real issue. “Failing” schools are a symptom of a much larger problem: Poverty. Click here to read…

READ MORE

Advocacy Groups Prepare for Health Care Exchange

We are just a little more than two weeks away from when New York’s health care exchange takes effect. And many health care advocacy groups are ramping up their efforts to make sure people are prepared for the change. The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy is one of these groups. In their latest initiative,…

READ MORE