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New York State Education Dept. Office of Communications Press Releases

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of press releases created by the Office of Communications, then called the Office of Public Information. Topics frequently covered in the releases include adult education; legislative budget recommendations; the creation of Regents Competency Tests; scheduling of professional examinations and Regents External Degree exams; museum events and chartering of new cultural heritage organizations; school integration; Regents meetings and regional conferences; and international programs.
Creator:
Title:
Quantity:
9 cubic feet of textual records
Inclusive Dates:
1960-1983
Series Number:
16769
Sponsor:
This series description was enhanced as part of the States' Impact on Federal Education Policy Project (SIFEPP), in January 2010. The New York Community Trust - Wallace Special Projects Fund provided funding for this project.

Arrangement

Alphabetically by subject.

Administrative History

The Office of Communications, formerly the Office of Public Information, operates within the New York State Education Department’s Office of Operations and Management Services. According to its mission statement, the office develops and coordinates the message of the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and NYSED; disseminates information to critical audiences including NYSED employees, the education field, the public, the media and state government officials; maintains relationships with other communicators within NYSED and the education field; and reaches new and existing audiences more effectively by deploying new communications tools and media.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of press releases created by the Office of Communications, then called the Office of Public Information. Most of the releases date from the tenure of Gordon M. Ambach as Commissioner of Education. Many detail decisions made by Commissioner Ambach and the Board of Regents. Some files include draft versions of press releases, with handwritten edits. Also, some press releases are filed with reports and other informational material sent with the releases.

Topics frequently covered in the releases include adult education; legislative budget recommendations; the creation of Regents Competency Tests; scheduling of professional examinations and Regents External Degree exams; museum events and chartering of new cultural heritage organizations; school integration; Regents meetings and regional conferences; and international programs. Also included are “back to school” packets, consisting of collections of press releases timed to the beginning of the school year. These releases generally announce new policies affecting students at the school level.

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Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Related Information

Related Materials

The Commissioner's Subject Files contain extensive documentation on the operations of the Commissioner's Office and the State Education Department as a whole.The Commissioner's Subject Files contain extensive documentation on the operations of the Commissioner's Office and the State Education Department as a whole.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Folder

Accretion: 1993
1979 February-December Gordon M. Ambach News Releases - 1979 1 1
1972 July-1975 May Acupuncture 1 2
1979 October-December Admissions Testing (Truth & Testing) 1 3
1982 January-September Adult Education 1 4
1981 October Aging 1 5
1977 August-1979 May Alcohol Education 1 6
1980 January-December Gordon M. Ambach News Releases - 1980 1 7
1981 November-December American Education Week 1 8
1972 May-1975 May Annual School Meetings (Message) 1 9
1982 January-December Architects 1 10
1982 January-December Archives 1 11
1982 June-July Art 1 12
1974 July-1976 May Articulation 1 13
1982 August Arts and Writing Teleconference 1 14
1982 May-June Asbestos 1 15
1975 October Associations - Educational (See Educational Associations) 1 16
1970 September-1980 September Athletics 1 17
1981 August-1982 August Back-to-School Packet 1 18
1978 June Bakke Decision 1 19
1980 February Basic Skills Plan 1 20
1968 April BEDS 1 21
1975 June-1976 May Bicentennial 1 22
1981 January-1982 October Bilingual Education 1 23
1981 September-October Bi-National Conference on Improving Productivity and Working Life 1 24
1974 October-1979 December Bill of Rights Week 1 25
1982 January-February Black History Month 1 26
1982 August BOCES 1 27
1981 November-1982 August Breakfast Program 1 28
1981 January-1982 December Budget - Education Department 1 29
1981 May-1982 July Budgets 1 30
1975 November-1979 June Bundy Report - Aid to Private Colleges 1 31
1978 May-1979 May Buffalo 1 32
1972 March Busing 1 33
1981 December Careers 1 34
1973 September-1977 May CATV Television 1 35
1969 January-1976 January Center for International Programs 1 36
1980 April-1982 December Certified Public Accountants 1 37
1980 February-1982 February Certified Shorthand Reporters 1 38
1966 July-1982 June Chief State School Officers 1 39
1982 March-September Chiropractors 1 40
1982 June-October City University 1 41
1980 September-1981 September Civil Rights 2 1
1981 February-1982 December College Proficiency Exams 2 2
1967 October-1975 June Curriculum Development 2 3
1973 March-1980 April Conservation Day 2 4
1976 March-1977 February Consumer Protection Board 2 5
1979 January-1982 October Continuing Education 2 6
1977 September-October Convocation 2 7
1977 January-1981 June Cook-Batcheller Scholarships 2 8
1972 November-1982 December Correspondence 2 9
Cultural Education (empty) 2 10
1979 August-1981 March College Enrollment 2 11
1979 January-1982 December Competence Tests 2 12
1967 August-1978 July Degrees Granted 2 13
1981 March-1982 October Dentists and Dental Hygienists 2 14
1967 September-1980 January Distribution 2 15
1972 June-1973 March Distributive Education 2 16
1975 September-1979 May Doctoral Degrees 2 17
1960 November-1969 March Driver Training 2 18
1970 December-1981 December Drugs - Misuse 2 19
1972 Graduate Education (Master's Degrees) 2 20
1965 February-1967 March Head Start Program (Office of Economic Opportunity) 2 21
1978 August-November Is Anyone Out There Learning? 2 22
1978 April-1981 October Mathematics 2 23
1977 May-1981 June McGovern Scholarship 2 24
1979 December-1981 October Medical Profession 2 25
1968 February-1969 January Men's Group 2 26
1976 October-1979 May Metrics 2 27
1980 February-1981 January Migrant Education 2 28
1976 October-1979 September Mini-Project Program 2 29
1976 April-1978 November Minimum Requirements for Schools 2 30
1968 April-1970 May Minority Group Students 2 31
1980 January-1981 November Museum (State) 2 32
1977 April-1979 August Music Education 2 33
1979 April-1983 January Mary Alice Kendall 2 34
1969 February-1982 May Harold E. Newcomb 2 35
1975 November-1983 April Louis E. Yavner 2 36
1978 May National Association of State Boards of Education 2 37
1977 August National Diffusion Network 2 38
1978 June-December National Institute of Education 3 1a
1978 June-December National Institute of Education 3 1b
1960 March-1970 March National Merit Award Scholarship 3 2
1969 November-1981 December National School Public Relations Association 3 3
1975 July-1977 December Native American Education 3 4
1981 January-December News Releases - 1981 3 5a
1981 January-December News Releases - 1981 3 5b
1981 January-December News Releases - 1981 3 5c
1967 August-1968 January New York State Teachers Association 3 6
1980 March-1981 February Noncollegiate Programs 3 7
1979 September-1981 November Non-Public School Assistance 3 8
1980 February-1981 February Occupational Education 3 9
1981 March-1982 November Occupational Therapy 3 10
1981 January-November Ophthamalic Dispensing 3 11
1979 February-1980 October Podiatry 3 12
1976 October-1977 October Optional Learning 3 13
1961 August-1969 May Physical Education 3 14
1979 January-1981 September Physiotherapy Examination 3 15
1969 December-1981 July Post-Secondary Education 3 16
1967 December-1970 March Pre-Kindergarten Education 3 17
1978 April-1979 December Museum 3 18a
1978 April-1979 December Museum 3 18b
1980 January-December Museum 3 19a
1980 January-December Museum 3 19b
1980 January-December Museum 3 19c
1977 January-1979 August Post-Secondary Education 3 20
1978 January-1979 December Professions 3 21
1969 January-1972 October Professional School Personnel 3 22
1977 January-1979 May Psychology Examinations 3 23
1979 January-March Regents Meetings - January-March 1979 4 1a
1979 January-March Regents Meetings - January-March 1979 4 1b
1979 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1979 4 2a
1979 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1979 4 2b
1979 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1979 4 2c
1979 March-June Regents Meetings - March-June 1979 4 3a
1979 March-June Regents Meetings - March-June 1979 4 3b
1979 March-June Regents Meetings - March-June 1979 4 3c
1978 January-June Regents Meetings - January-June 1978 4 4a
1978 January-June Regents Meetings - January-June 1978 4 4b
1978 January-June Regents Meetings - January-June 1978 4 4c
1978 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1978 4 5a
1978 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1978 4 5b
1978 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1978 4 5c
1980 January-June Regents Meetings - January-July 1, 1980 4 6a
1980 January-June Regents Meetings - January-July 1, 1980 4 6b
1980 January-June Regents Meetings - January-July 1, 1980 (continued from 4:6) 5 1a
1980 January-June Regents Meetings - January-July 1, 1980 (continued from 4:6) 5 1b
1980 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1980 5 2a
1980 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1980 5 2b
1980 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1980 5 2c
1981 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1981 5 3a
1981 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1981 5 3b
1981 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1981 5 3c
1977 September-1978 February Regional Conferences - 1977-1978 - Arnold Bloom 5 4
1977 May-1978 April Regents Regional Conferences - May 1977-April 1978 5 5a
1977 May-1978 April Regents Regional Conferences - May 1977-April 1978 5 5b
1978 September-December Regional Conferences - September-December, 1978 5 6
1966 January-1967 January Textbook Law 5 7
1982 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1982 5 8a
1982 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1982 5 8b
1982 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1982 5 8c
1982 July-December Regents Meetings - July-December 1982 5 8d
1982 January-June Regents Meetings - January-July 1, 1982 6 1a
1982 January-June Regents Meetings - January-July 1, 1982 6 1b
1982 January-June Regents Meetings - January-July 1, 1982 6 1c
1982 January-June Regents Meetings - January-July 1, 1982 6 1d
1972 May New York University 6 2
1973 October-1976 October Non-Traditional Studies Conference 6 3
1977 May Paperwork 6 4
1968 February Parents and Teachers Network 6 5
1976 December-1977 June Public Involvement 6 6
1968 May-1981 March Public Relations 6 7
1970 April Publications Policy 6 8
1966 January-1971 October Quality in Education 6 9
1981 January-December Racial and Ethnic Census 6 10
1971 March-1979 March Racial Imbalance 6 11
1969 March-1972 April Recreation 6 12
1976 September-1977 August Rockville Centre 6 13
1976 February Roosevelt 6 14
1976 March Senioritis 6 15
1972 December-1982 March Requisitions 6 16
1978 December Resource Allocation Plan 6 17
1974 January-1975 June SAT Tests 6 18
1981 May-December Regents Regional Conferences - 1981 6 19
1968 July-1974 February Scholar Incentive 6 20
1976 January-1980 April School Administrators 6 21
1969 November-1970 January School Attendance 6 22
1978 August-1980 January School Health Services 6 23
1974 May-June School Insurance 6 24
1979 May-1980 October School Lunch 6 25
1973 November School Volunteers 6 26
1962 October-1971 February Science and Technology 6 27
1970 January-1971 December Special Education Instructional Materials Centers (SEIMC) 7 1
1980 April-1981 November Social Workers 7 2
1973 April-1974 April Student Evaluation Program 7 3
1976 March-1977 August Syracuse 7 4
1976 November-1981 July TAP Program 7 5
1971 April-July Teen-Age Voters 7 6
1979 March-1981 September Veterinarians 7 7
1968 April White Plains 7 8
1973 October-1977 June Women's Studies Conference 7 9
1977 February World Trade 7 10
1980 July News Releases - July 1980 7 11
1980 August News Releases - August 1980 7 12
1980 September News Releases - September 1980 7 13
1980 October News Releases - October 1980 7 14
1980 November News Releases - November 1980 7 15
1980 December News Releases - December 1980 7 16
1981 January News Releases - January 1981 7 17
1981 February News Releases - February 1981 7 18
1981 February-March News Releases - March 1981 7 19a
1981 February-March News Releases - March 1981 7 19b
1981 April News Releases - April 1981 7 20
1981 May News Releases - May 1981 7 21
1981 June News Releases - June 1981 7 22
1981 January-June Regents Meetings - January-June 1981 7 23a
1981 January-June Regents Meetings - January-June 1981 7 23b
1981 January-June Regents Meetings - January-June 1981 7 23c
1981 January-June Regents Meetings - January-June 1981 7 23d