Resolution J975-2013

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 7-13, 2013 as Education Week in the State of New York

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  • Mar 25, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 25, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 20, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE   RESOLUTION  memorializing  Governor  Andrew  M.  Cuomo  to
proclaim April 7 - 13, 2013 as Education Week in the State of New York

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize and  set
aside  official weeks to address matters of great import to the State of
New York and its citizens; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and in full accord with  its  long-
standing traditions, it is the sense of this Legislative Body to memori-
alize  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 7 - 13, 2013 as Educa-
tion Week in the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS, During this week this Legislative  Body,  on  behalf  of  the
people  of  the  State  of  New  York,  is justly proud to recognize and
commend those illustrious individuals  of  distinguished  purpose  whose
lives  have  been committed to the pursuit of excellence in education of
the youth of the Empire State and the institutions they serve; and
  WHEREAS, Leaders in New York State recognize the importance of provid-
ing the children of the state with the best possible education in  order
to  ensure  the  development  of  a prosperous, productive, and informed
citizenry; and
  WHEREAS, In identifying  and  observing  Education  Week  New  Yorkers
recognize  that all New Yorkers have a stake in the educational well-be-
ing of our children; and
  WHEREAS, New York State's schools provide our students with the educa-
tion foundation they need to understand and value our nation's  freedom,
civility and equality; and
  WHEREAS, New York State's schools provide our students with the skills
and  knowledge they need to grow, prosper and achieve in the 21st centu-
ry; and
  WHEREAS, New York State's schools provide our students with  a  strong
educational foundation, giving our young people hope for, and access to,
a productive future; and
  WHEREAS,  All  those employed in the education of our state's children
work tirelessly to serve our children  and  communities  with  care  and
professionalism; and
  WHEREAS,  New  York's  schools bring together children, adults, educa-
tors, volunteers, business leaders and elected officials in  the  common
enterprise of providing a quality education for all students; and
  WHEREAS,  A  strong America is rooted in strong education institutions
and programs meeting the needs of all  students  and  communities;  now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 7 - 13,  2013  as
Education Week in the State of New York; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted  to  The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of New
York.

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