During an exclusive one-on-one interview with Capitol Correspondent Susan Arbetter - the Governor said that he has listened to the concerns the Republican Senators have expressed and that he is fully aware of them.
also said that they're looking to what the economic impacts of closing a prison in upstate could mean and that he'll be working to ensure balance across the state.
The Regents Advisory Task Force on Teacher
and Principal Effectiveness submitted a report that was done to the Board of Regents that looking into an effective way of evaluating the state's Principals and Teachers.
The report said that this will be done in a 100 point scale - 20 points will be based on student growth on state assessments, another 20 will look at student achievement and the final 60 will look at the effectiveness of teachers/principals.
Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch, spoke to Capitol Correspondent Susan Arbetter on the breakdown of the point system as well as the departure of NYC School Districts Chancellor Cathie Black.