The Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc.

The Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc. is a research and educational organization whose purpose is to formulate and promote public policies that will restore New York's economic competitiveness. The Institute accomplishes this mission by conducting timely, in-depth research addressing key state policy issues. Founded in 1981 and affiliated with The Business Council of New York State, Inc., The Institute is a non-partisan, tax-exempt, 501 (c) (3) organization. The Institute depends on the support of corporations, individuals, and foundations for its income, and does not accept any government funding.

 

Common Core

Common Core: Here to Stay?

Common Core: Here to Stay?

by Allison Armour-Garb, Senior Fellow
The Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc.

PPI Series, Part 1: Common Core: Here to Stay?

PPI Series, Part 2: The Common Core Standards Represent “the Best of Our Knowledge”

PPI Series, Part 3: Standards vs. Curriculum vs. Assessment—What’s the Difference?

PPI Series, Part 4: Teachers Point to Early Benefits of Higher Standards

PPI Series, Part 5: New York Needs College- and Career-Ready Standards to Bridge the Skills Gap

PPI Series, Part 6: Business and Higher Education Leaders Support College- and Career-Ready Standards to Boost New York’s Economy

PPI Series, Part 7: Making Sense of the Controversy Over Raising Education Standards: Redefining Proficiency

PPI Series, Part 8: Making Sense of the Controversy Over Raising New York’s Education Standards: What Is At Stake?

PPI Series Part 9: Making Sense of the Controversy Over Raising New York’s Education Standards: Let’s Review

PPI Series Part 10: The Common Core is Not About Zany Math or Indoctrinating Children. It’s About Conceptual Understanding and Critical Thinking in Real-World Contexts (Just Like the New SAT)

Common Core: Here to Stay

P-TECH (The NYS Pathways in Technology Early College High School)

Featured Reports

Common Core: Here to Stay?

Common Core: Here to Stay?

by Allison Armour-Garb, Senior Fellow
The Public Policy Institute of NYS, Inc.
April 13, 2016

NYS P-Tech, Q&A For Business Partners

NYS P-Tech
Q&A For Business Partners

March 2016

Design-Build Project Delivery Method


Design-Build Project Delivery Method

November 2014


Analysis of Economic Impacts of New York Corporate Income Tax Reform
January 2014


 

Just the Facts

The cost of doing business is higher in New York than in most other states because employers must pay more for employee benefits, energy, taxes and other costs, an updated online edition of the Institute’s Just The Facts shows.

Benchmarking New York Tool

The Business Council's Public Policy Institute and Empire Center for New York State Policy release benchmark study on tax rates for counties, towns, cities and villages