Cuomo offers education plans, but funding in doubt

Friday, January 10, 2014

In a State of the State address that focused largely on job creation, economic development and tax relief, Gov. Andrew Cuomo also issued a sweeping agenda for education, including support for statewide, full-day prekindergarten programs and a plan to funnel $2 billion to upgrading technology in schools.

But there were also conspicuous absences in the governor's fourth annual address: namely, how exactly the state will pay for Cuomo's education plans, or any mention of the state's controversial implementation of the Common Core learning standards.

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