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Broadalbin-Perth school district wants residents to become advocates

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Broadalbin-Perth Central School District officials wants to turn district residents into advocates for changes in state aid to schools, for relief from mandates and for reforms in employee-pension and health-benefit funding. The district will hold an organizational meeting titled “We Need Your Voice, Too!” from 6:30 to 8 this evening in the high school cafeteria. “School leaders have been advocating for years, but we have not seen the changes we have been asking for. Maybe ...

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January 23, 2013
4:47 a.m.

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How about pushing for elimination of the triborough amendment and the need for 1 principal for each building when he or she might be able to handle 2 buildings.

January 23, 2013
5:59 a.m.

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I read in the article, "...relief from rising health-benefit costs." In 2008, Obama said Obamacare would cut the cost of a typical family's premium by up to $2500/year. What happened? Why are healthcare costs rising? It's because Obama lied.

How about going after the worst mandate of all: requiring union membership as a precursor to employment in the schools? Reduce the overwhelming/smothering influence of the duplicitous teachers' union.

The stranglehold that the State of NY has on education is one of the main reasons taxes are increasing and people (about 150,000/year) are fleeing.

Now Cuomo is attacking the 2nd amendment and silent about moving forward with "smart drilling" (aka fracking).