State Senate Hearing on Teacher Discipline

The state Senate's education committee is examining the system used to discipline teachers in New York.

Galactic Sunburst

This week on WXXI-FM, Memorial Art Gallery curator of education Marlene Hamann-Whitmore offers an overview of the Fiberart International Show at the MAG. 

Almost All Local School Budgets Get Voter Approval

Voters in area school districts went to the polls Tuesday, and as expected most of them approved their school budgets.

Parents Lead Buffalo Schools Boycott

On Monday, many students in Buffalo were kept home as parents participated in a district-wide boycott of the school system.

School Boards Expect 90% of Budgets to Pass

WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports the State School Boards Association expects mostly "yes" votes as 700 school districts put school budgets up for vote.

Xerox CEO Addresses Graduates

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns spoke at the University of Rochester commencement ceremony on campus Sunday telling graduates they should treat the day as a beginning rather than the end of their college careers.

RCSD Board President: Brizard Not Done Yet

Today marks the end of outgoing superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard's tenure with the Rochester City School District - but he's NOT out of his contract quite yet.

Video Game Pioneer Donates to The Strong

Ralph Baer helped launch the multi-billion dollar home video game industry and he has donated some of his early materials to the Strong Museum of Play in Rochester.

Vargas Outlines Priorities as RCSD Interim Superintendent

The Rochester City School Board introduced Bolgen Vargas as interim superintendent and he wasted no time in discussing his plans when he takes over.

School Budget Votes Could Bring Higher Taxes, Layoffs

Voters in around 700 school districts across the state will go the polls May 17th to consider school budgets, and many will be asked to okay a tax increase, as well as approve program cuts, and in some cases, layoffs.