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April 21, 2016: “The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel”

The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel by Lou Grummet and John Caher is a compelling and even-handed look at a precedent-setting case that “marked the first time in American history that a governmental unit was established for a religious group.”

Billy Easton, the executive director at the Alliance for Quality Education, and Wendy Lecker, an Education Law Center Senior Attorney, discuss a measure by Governor Cuomo that they argued could have moved the goal post for schools under receivership. (Original airdate: 4/1)

And we’ll revisit reaction to the minimum wage deal in the budget with Amanda Monroe from Albany, and Mark Emanatian, the Capital District Organizer for Citizen Action of New York. (Original airdate: 4/1)

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