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November 15, 2001

Public Policy Institute publishes Council's September panel discussion on education

The Public Policy Institute of New York State, The Business Council's research affiliate, has published a summary of The Council's Sept. 21 panel discussion on how businesses can help New York's schools meet the state's academic standards.

The report, entitled What Can Business Do to Help the Schools Improve, is posted on The Council's Web site at www.bcnys.org/pdf/2001/edpanel.pdf.

The Council convened this panel discussion at its Annual Meeting. The goal was to bring top educators in the state together with top business leaders who are committed to improving schools and student achievement. The discussion focused on specific strategies and tactics for pursuing these goals.

The wide-ranging discussion addressed a number of topics, including:

Participants in the discussion were: