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Raia: Secret Selection Of Education Commissioner Highlights Need For Change

“The past few years have been tumultuous for education in New York, and with all of the problems we’ve seen from lack of school funding, over-testing, and Common Core, the Board of Regents’ recent decision to appoint MaryEllen Elia as the new...

May 27, 2015
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Raia Votes To Reform Common Core And Standardized Testing System

Today, Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C-East Northport) voted to enact a host of reforms to New York’s education system, of which he is a sponsor. Raia, who has been critical of the state’s failure to address problems with Common Core, standardized...

May 20, 2015
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Raia Congratulates Flanagan As He Takes Lead In Senate

I want to extend my heartfelt congratulations to my friend and fellow Huntington resident, Sen. John J. Flanagan, on becoming Senate Majority Leader. I’ve known John for many years, and I can say with absolute certainty that this is a great move for...

May 11, 2015
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Raia Votes For Pay Equity For Women

Today, Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C-East Northport) voted to enact historic women’s equality legislation that will strengthen equal pay for equal work laws in New York State. Raia, a longtime sponsor of women’s equality measures, has been an...

April 28, 2015
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Raia and Italian-American State Legislators Giving Out $10,000 In Scholarships

Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C-East Northport) announced today that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $2,500 scholarships. Awarded to four current or future college students from New...

April 23, 2015
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