Capitol Pressroom

November 25, 2018: Capitol Pressroom

The State Board of Education released new guidelines on Tuesday regarding religious and non-public schools. We’ll discuss the new guidelines with the Commissioner of Education, MaryEllen Elia.

Candidates across the country like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ran and won on a “Green New Deal” platform. Will this help propel the proposal to passage? We’ll ask Mark Dunlea, Chair of the Green Education and Legal Fund of New York State and former Green Party Comptroller nominee, when he stops by.

A 2017 study found that more than 11 percent of children in Syracuse had an elevated level of lead in their system. We’ll discuss the issue and the effort to reduce the harm caused by lead poisoning with Peter Dunn, President and CEO of the Central New York Community Foundation. (originally aired 10/29/18)

How has divisive political rhetoric led to the recent violence we’ve seen? We’ll take a deep dive into the issue with Dr. Stephen Berk, Henry and Sally Schaffer Professor of Holocaust and Jewish Studies at Union College. (originally aired 10/29/18)

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