board of regents

New York News
5:50 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

One Regents Board Member Replaced, Three Remain

Ed Commissioner King and Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch.

The state legislature replaced one member of the New York State Board of Regents, but allowed three others to remain, in elections held for the state’s top educational policy board.  The vote featured complaints from Republican Senators who voted against all of the candidates to demonstrate their displeasure with the state’s implementation of the new Common Core.

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7:46 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the upcoming snowstorm, the New York Board of Regents, and common core.

New England News
4:56 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

President of Connecticut Regents Board Resigns

The embattled president of Connecticut’s Board of Regents for Higher Education has announced his resignation following an outcry over unauthorized pay hikes for staff members totaling $250,000.

Board President Robert A. Kennedy says the controversy had become a distraction from the board's work.

Republican and Democratic leaders of the General Assembly's Higher Education Committee had called for Kennedy's resignation.

Governor Dannel Malloy says Kennedy's decision is "the right one."