public schools http://wamc.org en U.S. Rep. Pushing Education, Early Education Initiatives http://wamc.org/post/us-rep-pushing-education-early-education-initiatives <p>As another school year comes to a close, education and education funding remain among the top concerns for parents, teachers and public officials.</p><p>President Barack Obama's “Early Learning Days of Action” initiative was highlighted in New York last week as Congressman Paul Tonko read to 16 children enrolled in what's called "The Butterfly Class" at Albany Head Start. The pre-K students were delighted with Tonko's chosen work: "Welcome To Kindergarten" by Anne Rockwell.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:23:41 +0000 Dave Lucas 66679 at http://wamc.org U.S. Rep. Pushing Education, Early Education Initiatives Orange County public schools to share $1.2 million for school safety http://wamc.org/post/orange-county-public-schools-share-12-million-school-safety <p>GOSHEN – The 14 public school districts and BOCES in Orange County will now be eligible for a share of $1.2 million in county funds that have been set aside for school safety programs.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:18:08 +0000 Hank Gross 59404 at http://wamc.org Orange County public schools to share $1.2 million for school safety