On today’s episode of The Governor’s House, Larry discusses New York Politics.
He starts off by discussing the latest news surrounding the Bronx teacher’s controversial teaching methods of slavery in her class. To what extent we should support teachers and how much schools should control their teachers. Larry’s take on charter schools.
Larry: On how we should support the teachers being innovative in their teachings: “Shine a light on this, and you will see change. Let teachers be innovative in their learning which will allow good teachers to shine.”
Larry: “Shine a light on teachers. Shine a light on education.”
Larry then takes calls from listeners answering an array of questions on the many issues in New York. He talks the best way to help the New York middle class economically. How he would manage local school budgets. He then goes further in fixing New York education and supporting our teachers.
Larry: “When I say Revenue enhancer, I MEAN REVENUE ENHANCER!”
Larry: “I’m not saying schools should not get services. I’m saying they shouldn’t be mandated.”
Larry: “People who care, come up with good answers.”
Larry: “If we let New York teachers teach. They will find the answers.”
He goes into his thoughts on schools that specialize in certain careers. How schools should handle children in special needs programs. He goes into the opioid painkiller problem and how to combat it. What he can do for businesses starting in New York.
Larry: “Whatever makes a kid happy is what I’m looking for.”
Larry: On one of the solutions to combating the opioid crisis “Letting Oasis be “a clearinghouse for data.”
Larry: On one of the solutions to combating the opioid crisis “Make Marijuana legal”
Larry: On helping people coming out of prisoner get their second chance “If you hire someone coming out of prison, you get a tax reduction.”
Larry on government mandate for education and whether the government should decide the dress codes of schools. How he will work with legislators on regulations. On what he will do regarding pardons as New York Governor. How to strengthen the Office of Repeal.
Larry: On whether schools should decide their own dress code or the government: “I’m okay with schools deciding their own dress codes.”
Larry: “Small businesses are my number one priority when it comes to business relief.”
Larry: “Once I help the little guy, they will grow to become a big guy and handle regulations better.”
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