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POLITICO New York's Bill Mahoney in a four-part epic series, delves into the constitutional convention of 1967, the most-recent one held in New York. Parts one and two are available here:     

        Part one provides background on what necessitated the convention.   

       Part two looks at how delegates operated.

Rockefeller Institute of Government President's Note: August 2017


ALBANY -- New York has nearly 8,600 fewer active educators than it did five years ago, and the number of SUNY students majoring in education has dropped 50 percent since 2007, fueling fears of a looming teacher shortage across the state. 

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The effects of teacher effectiveness on student achievement