Quality education is without a doubt one of the necessary foundations for a thriving community. Excellent schools create excellent graduates, and that creates a pool of potential employees that can help attract business.
It is that fundamental truth that drives Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's continued effort to improve education in New York State, an effort that calls for an all-hands-on-deck approach from all stakeholders.
The most recent example of the governor's commitment to education has come in a preliminary report by his Education Reform Commission.