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22 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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NY considers raising age of criminal responsibility

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and juvenile justice reformers say New York should stop automatically prosecuting 16- and 17-year-old offenders as adults. New York and North Carolina are the only two states that still automatically treat 16- and 17-year-olds as adults, even though most offenders of that age face misdemeanor charges.

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MAR 02, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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NY teachers unions criticize charter schools over rally

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A teachers union is criticizing charter schools for taking children out of the classroom to rally at the New York state Capitol later this week. The New York State United Teachers wrote to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state education officials expressing concern about Success Academy Charter Schools' plans to bring students to Albany for Wednesday's pro-charter ...

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MAR 01, 2015 - Washington Post

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Strauss: Gov. Andrew Cuomo and baloney

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s school reform proposals have infuriated educators across the state. Award-winning Principal Carol Burris of South Side High School is one of them and in this post, she  explains why. Burris, who has written frequently for this blog,  was named New York’s 2013 High School Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New ...

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FEB 26, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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NY debate over grand jury reforms starts among lawmakers

The issue got increasing attention following last year's death of an unarmed black Staten Island man who got into a videotaped confrontation with white police officers. At a hearing on the state's criminal justice budget, several legislators questioned reform proposals by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, who would establish oversight by a special prosecutor or judge, respectively, ...

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FEB 26, 2015 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Students lobby for New York education tax credit

Credits like the one proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his budget provide tax incentives to contributors to scholarship funds for private schools. Critics claim the credits are like a voucher program that redirects money from public schools.

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