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UPDATED: OU Advocacy-Teach NYS Commends NY State Leadership for Reaching a Budget Consensus that is Extremely Beneficial to Non-Public Schools

The Orthodox Union Advocacy Center-Teach NYS applauds Governor Cuomo, State Senate Co-Leaders Jeff Klein and Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver for reaching an agreement on the state budget in today’s early morning hours, which includes legislative items that provide an unprecedented amount of funding for non-public schools.

Read More Posted at March 28, 2014 at 2:03 pm

OU Schools in Session Initiative: Winter 2014

OU Advocacy-NY and its coalition partners kicked off the new year with its first Schools in Session event at Hebrew Day School of Sullivan & Ulster Counties with Senator John J. Bonacic. The program included a brief tour of the … Continued

Read More Posted at March 21, 2014 at 2:30 pm
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OU Advocacy-Teach NYS Delegations From Brooklyn And Manhattan, Riverdale And Westchester Advocate For Non-Public School Funding With NY State Legislators

Noting the short time frame until the April 1st deadline to pass the New York state budget, Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy and several other legislators urged the OU Advocacy-Teach NYS delegations that came to Albany this week to “keep up the pressure” on elected officials and remind them to support the initiatives that help Jewish education with consistent and persistent lobbying until the budget is passed.

Read More Posted at March 21, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Op-Ed: For Jewish Education’s Future, Look to Albany

Washington has little trouble commanding the collective attention of the organized Jewish community. But for those who care about increasing funding for Jewish education, reining in out-of-control costs at day schools and seeking to ease crushing tuition burdens, the place to watch this month is Albany.

Read More Posted at March 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm
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