School advocates gearing up for Lake Placid meeting

Aug 4, 2012 Read more: Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Members of the governor's new Education Reform Commission will likely get an earful when they travel to Lake Placid this month to hear from school officials, parents, students and other north country residents concerned about state funding for public schools and other issues.

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Potsdam, NY

#1 Aug 7, 2012
Membership of the Commission includes:

Richard (Dick) Parsons, Retired Chairman, Citigroup, Chair of the New NY Education Reform Commission
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO
Geoffrey Canada, Founder & CEO, Harlem Children's Zone
Irma Zardoya, President & CEO, NYC Leadership Academy
Elizabeth Dickey, President, Bank Street College of Education
Mary Anne Schmitt-Carey, President, Say Yes to Education
Lisa Belzberg, Founder & Chair Emeritus, PENCIL
Michael Rebell, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Campaign for Educational Equity
Karen Hawley Miles, President & Executive Director, Education Resource Strategies
José Luis Rodríguez, Founder & CEO, Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network, Inc.
Sara Mead, Associate Partner, Bellwether Education Partners
Eduardo Martí, Vice Chancellor of Community Colleges, CUNY
Thomas Kane, Professor of Education & Economics, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Jean Desravines,CEO, New Leaders
Michael Horn, Executive Director & Co-Founder, InnoSight Institute
Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, Chancellor, SUNY
Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor, CUNY
John B. King, Jr., Commissioner, New York State Education Department
Senator John Flanagan, Chair, Senate Education Committee
Assembly Member Cathy Nolan, Chair, Assembly Education Committee

A who's who of the "1%!" Just a collection of Cuomo's buddies: politicians, union presidents, retired bankers, business executives, and lobbyists. Not a single teacher, principal, superintendent, or school board member in the bunch, the closest they get is an Ivy League professor. Can't wait to see what kind of "reform" these hacks come up with!

Fredonia, NY

#3 Oct 6, 2012
you left off the now retired District Superintendent of OCM BOCES, OPPS!

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