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 NASSAU-SUFFOLK SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION

YEAR 2014 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION

 


NASSAU-SUFFOLK SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION
NASSAU COUNTY COUNCIL OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS
SUFFOLK COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION

JOINT CONFERENCE

"SUBURBAN SCHOOLS

IN THE CENTER OF THE STORM"

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2014
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CONFERENCE MATERIALS:

Long Island Schools - Worthy of Pride
YouTube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbOCD8gZDgA
(From Page 29 - copy & paste link in your browser)


2013-14 LIEC Budget Impact Survey Results

HOW DO YOU SPELL RELIEF?  ELIMINATE THE G-E-A!

Common Core State Standards Brochure

 




NASSAU-SUFFOLK SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION

RESOLUTIONS DINNER MEETING

HELD - SEPTEMBER 30, 2013

RESOLUTIONS DISCUSSION RESULTS
Letter to Board Members            Tally Sheets
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SPECIAL SEGMENT
Long Island's $1 BILLION LOSS in State Aid due to
"GAP ELIMINATION ADJUSTMENT"

HOW DO YOU SPELL RELIEF?
ELIMINATE THE G-E-A

Presented by:
Gary Bixhorn
Chief Operating Officer, Eastern Suffolk BOCES
Legislation Chairperson, Suffolk County School Superintendents Association
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Presentation

SCSSA Report - (draft)
Impact of GEA on each Nassau & Suffolk School District 


MESSAGE TO NASSAU COUNTY:
DON'T PASS THE BUCK -
DON'T ROB THE SCHOOLHOUSE TO FIX YOUR HOUSE!

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
APPELLATE DIVISION:  SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
Official Decision
- February 27, 2013

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
 
COUNTY OF NASSAU
Memorandum of Law
- March 2, 2012

Stipulation
- March 12, 2011

Notice of Petition
- Filed March 3, 2011


LETTER TO THE NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE - October 27, 2010
 
PRIOR COURT DECISIONS 
Supreme Court of the State of New York
Roger Corbin v. County of Nassau
Provided by Guercio & Guercio, LLP. & Ingerman Smith, LLP.

 Appellate Division:  Second Judicial Department

New York Telephone Company v. Supervisor of Town of North Hempstead, et al
Provided by Jaspan Schlesinger, LLP.



 
          HISTORY OF THE GUARANTY - Provided by Jaspan Schlesinger, LLP.
 
          TESTIMONY - October 29, 2010 - Nassau County Legislature -
                                 "Nassau County Tax Certiorari"

                                 presented by Mary Jo O'Hagan, N-SSBA Vice President
 
          TESTIMONY - October 18, 2010 - Nassau County Legislature -
                                 "Nassau County Tax Certiorari"

                                 presented by Mary Jo O'Hagan, N-SSBA Vice President
 
          TESTIMONY - October 18, 2010 - Nassau County Legislature -
                                
"Nassau County Tax Certiorari"
                                 presented by Lorraine Deller, N-SSBA Executive Director
 
               TESTIMONY - October 4, 2010 - Nassau County Legislature -
                                  "Nassau County Tax Certiorari"
                                  presented by Mary Jo O'Hagan, N-SSBA Vice President
 
          LETTER TO THE EDITOR - October 2010 - Nassau County Tax Certiorari
                                                    Submitted by Jay L.T. Breakstone, N-SSBA President
 
          COVER LETTER - To Nassau County Boards of Education and Superintendents
 
          RESOLUTION - For Adoption by Nassau County Boards of Education
          The following Boards of Education have adopted the Resolution or have it on a board agenda:
         
Baldwin, Bellmore, Bellmore-Merrick CHSD, Carle Place, East Meadow, East Rockaway, East Williston, Elmont,
             Farmingdale, Floral Park-Bellerose, Franklin Square, Freeport, Garden City, Great Neck, Herricks,
             Hewlett-Woodmere, Island Park, Island Trees, Jericho, Lawrence, Levittown, Locust Valley, Long Beach, Lynbrook,
             Malverne, Manhasset, Massapequa, Merrick, Mineola, Nassau BOCES. New Hyde Park-Garden City Park,
             North Bellmore, North Merrick, North Shore, Oceanside, Oyster Bay-East Norwich, Plainedge,
             Plainview-Old Bethpage, Port Washington, Rockville Centre, Roosevelt, Roslyn, Seaford, Sewanhaka CHSD,
             Uniondale, Valley Stream 13, Valley Stream 24, Valley Stream 30, Valley Stream CHSD, Wantagh,
             West Hempstead, Westbury          
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          TESTIMONY - October 18, 2010 - Nassau County Legislature -
                                "Nassau County to Impose New Fees on Schools"
                                presented by Mary Jo O'Hagan, N-SSBA Vice President

 

NCCSS/N-SSBA/Nassau PTA
Nassau Schools - Financial/Legislative Advocacy Forum
February 15, 2013

  Presentations by:  Mary Jo O'Hagan     Dr. William Johnson     Dr. Joseph Famularo    John Lorentz


NASSAU-SUFFOLK SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION

NASSAU COUNTY COUNCIL OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS
SUFFOLK COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION

CONFERENCE

JANUARY 31, 2013

PRESENTATIONS:

A Game You Can't Win
Jim Kaden, President, South Huntington Board of Education
Past President, Nassau-Suffolk School Boards Association


Emergency Preparedness Kit:  Facts You Need to Advocate for Your Schools

Gary D. Bixhorn, Chief Operating Officer, Eastern Suffolk BOCES

Will Long Island Schools Be Set Adrift?  Is Insolvency on the Horizon"
Dr. Roberta A. Gerold, President-Elect, SCSSA; Superintendent, Middle Country CSD
Dr. Alan B. Groveman, Past-President, SCSSA; Superintendent, Connetquot CSD
Charles A. Leunig, Babylon Cluster Chair; Superintendent, Copiague UFSD
James F. McKenna, President, SCSSA; Superintendent, Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD

Advocating for Sustainable, Secure, High-Quality Schools - January 2013
One Island-One Voice
Nassau County Council of School Superintendents/Suffolk County School Superintendents Association

 

LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY:

Directories of Long Island State Legislators:
     Members of the Senate          Members of the Assembly

 
LETTER to Long Island Congressional Representatives Bishop, Israel, King, McCarthy & Meeks - H.R. 5 Student Success Act (Elementary and Secondary Education Act - ESEA)

LETTER to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - Reimbursement for Private School Placements of Certain Students - June 19, 2013

LETTER to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - End of Session - No New Mandates! - June 7, 2013

LETTER to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - High Tax Aid - March 14, 2013

LETTER to Governor Cuomo - Temporary State Energy & Utility Service Conservation Assessment (aka 18-a Assessment) - February 7, 2013

LETTER to Governor Cuomo - Request to Veto Payments for Private School Placements - June 29, 2012

LETTER to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - End of Session - STOP THE MANDATE MADNESS - June 21, 2012

LETTER to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - Payments for Private School Placements - June 21, 2012

LETTER
- to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - Technical Amendment Section 2023-a - June 15, 2012

LETTER to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - New York State Budget - What's at State for Long Island? - March 23, 2012

LETTER to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - Nassau County Guarantee - New York State Tax Levy Cap - March 21, 2012

LETTER to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - MTA Payroll - December 7, 2011

LETTER  to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - NYS Local School Levy Cap - June 24, 2011

LETTER
  to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - NYS Local School Levy Cap - June 22, 2011
 

LETTER  to Long Island NYS Senate and Assembly Delegation - Employee Benefit Accrued Liability Reserve Fund - May 11, 2010

LETTER to Regent Tilles, Commissioner Steiner & Chancellor Tisch - Special Education Mandates - April 16, 2010

LETTER to L.I. Assembly Delegation - Mandate Relief Act 2010 - March 22, 2010 

 

NASSAU COUNTY TAX CERTIORARI COURT PROCEEDINGS:  Letter          Court Decision 10/13/09          N-SSBA Press Release                          

 
 

N-SSBA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

          LEGISLATION - Key Letters sent by N-SSBA

         

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N-SSBA - Publications        

NEW:  YEAR 2014 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION                 

Long Island Education: Costs and Outcomes - Annual Report Compiled by Long Island Education Coalition & Long Island Association - September 2012                 Report

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N-SSBA UPDATE:                                      

TESTIMONY - Invited Testimony given by Lorraine Deller, N-SSBA Executive Directory, Lever Voting Machines -New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Election Law, Subcommittee on Election Day Operations and Voter Disenfranchisement Public Hearing Greater Accessibility for All Voters - December 9, 2013                

"Education:  An Economic Powerhouse - School District Operations and Long Island's Economy"                      Press Release          Executive Summary          Full Report         

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TESTIMONY - March 11, 2011 - NYS Assembly Public Hearing - 2011-12 Executive Budget presented by Jim Kaden, N-SSBA Immediate Past President                    

TESTIMONY - February 17, 2011 - NYS Senate Hearing on Mandate Relief and Real Property Tax Caps presented by Lorraine Deller, N-SSBA Executive Director

TESTIMONY - October 4, 2010 - Nassau County Legislature - "Nassau County Tax Certiorari"     presented by Mary Jo O'Hagan, N-SSBA Vice President

TESTIMONY - June 8, 2010 - Suffolk County Legislature - "Resolution 15-7 - Increasing accountability of schools on bullying behavior" - presented by Lorraine Deller, N-SSBA Executive Director
             
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS - February 6, 2010 - Longwood Regional Legislative Breakfast - presented by Jay L.T. Breakstone, N-SSBA President

N-SSBA REMARKS - January 21, 2009 - Nassau County School & Municipal Savings Initiative - presented by Mary Jo O'Hagan, N-SSBA Secretary/Treasurer

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