Recently, I have been listening to relationship problems from friends and family. I’ve noticed that during these situations active listening doesn’t take place, which escalates the issue further and typically ends messy or bad. I’m sure everyone has experienced these types of situations before, which I believe stems off of miscommunication, poor communication, and not actively listening. There can be many reasons and situations, but it all really comes down to these two important tools. These two tools are the basis of solving problems, so the situation won’t end with bitter feelings towards each other.
The governor has announced partnerships with a number of wealthy business leaders to lead economic, technological and educational recovery efforts in New York — and civil rights advocates and educators are not happy. NYCLU's Johann Miller has called on Cuomo to pass reforms that address racial inequities in New York's K-12 schools.
Dave Friedfel of the New York state government watchdog group, Citizens Budget Commission, published a piece on Tuesday calling for the Division of the Budget to cut funding to wealthy school districts to cover budgetary deficits caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
New York state is collaborating with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a blueprint to reimagine education in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic; and asking New Yorkers to create and share a video explaining why people should wear a mask in public to be used in a public service announcement.
Seven Northeast states have announced a multi-state agreement to develop a regional supply chain for personal protective equipment, other medical equipment and testing to help fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus and any possible resurgences.
New Yorkers are giving the governor his highest job performance and favorability ratings ever, according to a Siena College Research Institute poll of registered New York state voters conducted in April.
The same poll found that registered Republicans prefer Cuomo to Trump on reopening the economy; a third of all New Yorkers know someone who has died from COVID-19; two-thirds don’t believe large gatherings will be happening by this summer; and more than half don’t believe that things will return to normal any time soon.
The state will monitor four core factors to determine if a region may reopen in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic; outlines safety precautions required of reopening businesses; extends health care marketplace special enrollment.
All school board elections and budget votes in New York have been delayed until June and will be conducted by mail, while local special district and village elections will now be delayed until mid-September.