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Statement from Chancellor Tisch and Commissioner King on Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address

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The State Education Department reflects on Cuomo's address.

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Albany, NY - January 9, 2013 - "The Governor has presented a strong vision for our students and our schools. Every child should have access to the opportunities high quality pre-k provides. The Governor's proposal will help all our youngest students get the best education possible.
 
"Our best teachers should be recognized and rewarded. They serve as role models and mentors for their colleagues. The Governor's proposal to create a Teacher Excellence Fund will strengthen the profession and help our students achieve.
 
"Technology is already part of our students' lives. It should be part of their education. The Governor's plan will make every classroom a 21st century classroom.
 
"Governor Cuomo gets it: our schools make our future."