Betty Rosa

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Some of the state’s top ranking education officials are condemning a vote by a State University of New York committee that would weaken regulations for teachers at some charter schools.

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The state Board of Regents is taking steps to make it easier for teachers to become certified in New York. But the state education commissioner denies that it’s a lessening of requirements.


Karen DeWitt

The newly elected Chancellor to the Board of Regents,  Betty Rosa, expressed grave doubts about the state’s use of standardized tests in the schools, saying if she were not on the Board of Regents, she would join the opt out movement and not permit her children to take the tests.


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The New York State Board of Regents has selected Regent member Betty Rosa of the Bronx to serve as the next chancellor. 

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The New York State Board of Regents is getting closer to selecting a new leader. Regents chancellor Merryl Tisch is not seeking another term. WBFO’s focus on education reporter Eileen Buckley checked-in with western New York Regent Representative Catherine Collins on three new board members recently appointed and future leadership.