Posts

Upstate Jobs Announce Education Reform Platform

Calling on candidates and policymakers to act upon lessons learned from homeschool and virtual learning model used in COVID pandemic, UJP calls for significant reform in State Education approach For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Albany, NY – Upstate Jobs Party (UJP), a non profit 501(c)-4 independent organization, today called for a rethinking in […]

COVID Crisis Highlights Outdated Approaches to NYS Public Education

One of the major adjustments of the COVID-19 crisis is the sudden shift to home learning families with children have been forced to make. No one expected to suddenly have to shift to this new model where our kids are at home instead of in the classroom.  And while we’ve all enjoyed the neighbor teacher […]

Bringing It Back

We’ve seen the headlines for many years and felt it personally. Upstate has lost more than 1 million residents leaving the region in just the last decade.  While it is an indisputable statistic, it is far more than that; many parents in Upstate have waved goodbye as their sons and daughters left home pursuing job […]

Upstate Leads the Way in Reopening New York

For two months, we have endured a lockdown unlike anything in recent history – eight weeks of the NY PAUSE effort that has required extensive work-from-home and business shutdowns to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.  While New York City, Long Island, and much of the suburbs of New York City have seen significant […]

Leadership in Crisis

It’s the right time for the Governor to continue to show his strength as a chief executive by engaging a team within his administration tasked with accelerating decisions on the regional reopening schedule.

Upstate is Different. Let’s Acknowledge it and Get to Work

One thing we see and hear regularly during this pandemic is “we’re all in this together.”  It’s a statement that can actually carry several different meanings.  Are we all supporting health care workers and first responders however we can?  Of course!  Are we all feeling a similar fear?  Most likely.  Are we all feeling the […]