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Statement of NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy G. Kremer on the Legalization of Marijuana

FOR RELEASE: March 18, 2019

CONTACT: David Albert
(518) 783-3716 or (518) 320-2221 cell


The question of whether New York should legalize recreational marijuana needs careful examination and discussion on its merits.

Our state leaders should have time to weigh the social, legal and public health implications of such a significant shift in law and policy, which inevitably will stretch into our schools.

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New program aims to develop school administrators in CNY

On Board Online • March 18, 2019

By Jackie Wiegand

A new program to help teachers and other educators become school administrators will kick off next fall as the result of a partnership between Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES, 23 Central New York school districts and five higher education institutions in New York State.

The Aspiring Leaders Institute (ALI) will address a growing need for administrators, OCM BOCES District Superintendent Jody Manning said.

The idea is to create a pipeline of candidates who are "motivated, trained, mentored and dedicated to providing excellent leadership in our schools, one of the essential ingredients for giving students a high-quality education," he said.

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Daily Clips

‘Everything is on the table’ – Carranza talks budget cuts to NYC schools at City Council hearing

Kingston Daily Freeman
Kingston school district consolidates polling places, cuts voting hours

Syracuse Post Standard
School boards: Fix tax cap’s flaws before making it permanent (Tim Kremer letter)

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