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Sept. 30, 2015: Supt. Vanden Wyngaard, Credit Unions, Bob Lowry and Tim Kremer, Ken Lovett, Larry Levy

Superintendents who govern districts with persistently failing schools have one year to turn them around before a state receivership process begins. Today, we speak with Dr. Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard, the Albany Superintendent, about her turnaround plan for Hackett Middle School.

We look at a call for the liberalization of credit union policy in New York with Sen. Rich Funke (R – Fairport) and Michael Lanotte, the New York Credit Union Association SVP of Association Services and General Counsel.

Governor Cuomo launched his Common Core Task Force this week. We speak with two education stakeholders, Robert Lowry of the New York State Council of School Superintendents and Tim Kremer, the executive director of the New York State School Boards Association, about the initiative.

Hofstra University’s Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies Larry Levy  and the NY Daily News’ Ken Lovett discusses the political challenges Speaker Carl Heastie and Majority Leader John Flanagan will face in the coming session.

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