New York NOW reveals a controversial painting that has been concealed inside the State Education Building for over a decade. Originally commissioned after the Civil War, this 18' x 30' mural, titled 'Centennial of America,' is a magnificent piece of work by French artist Adolphe Yvon. So why has it been covered up for all of these years? Watch the full program above.
Just two thirds of school districts in New York State have completed new teacher evaluation plans, one month before a deadline imposed by Governor Cuomo. The governor says if the rest don’t finish on time, they won’t see any increased school aid next year.