I see my colleague Van Zwisohn is not a fan of Gov. Cuomo’s Parental Choice in Education Act. “It’s just more welfare for the rich that’s so popular among the paid-for Republicrats infesting the government like termites,” he says. According to Cuomo’s office, the bill provides: Tax credits to low-income families who send their children…
Casting our attention north to the Saratoga Springs School District, we find an ongoing controversy between the superintendent, Michael Piccirillo, and the former school board president, Ernset Gailor, with the latter allegedly forced out by the former.
According to The Saratogian, the company which is buying the Maplewood Manor nursing home in Ballston Spa from Saratoga County is proposing “massive cuts” of up to 50 percent in pay, along with layoffs of 91 workers, most of them nursing aides and nurses.
It hasn’t been reported much, but the Shenendehowa School District is proposing new policies for transgender students, including letting some have “access to a bathroom facility that corresponds to the gender identity that the student exclusively and consistently asserts at school.”