education

State Ed drops distinguished educator appointee

Kenneth Eastwood’s appointment as distinguished educator to the Rochester City School District has been rescinded. A statement from the New York State...
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Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:51am
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Ahead of school budget vote, advocates say more stability needed

As the Rochester City School Board prepares to vote on a budget for the next school year, they are facing criticism for their bilingual and special...
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Fri, 04/20/2018 - 7:01am
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Connections: Can games be effective tools for learning and education?

Can games be effective tools for learning and education? Think of board games like Monopoly, card games that teach math or vocabulary, and video games,...
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Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:13am
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Connections: The value of early childhood education

The Gates Public Library and the Westside Family YMCA have partnered to offer a new preschool program for children in the district. Gates Chili does...
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Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:50am
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Bill Tiberio inspires students, fellow teachers

You may know Bill Tiberio as a saxophonist – he has a band that plays around town. Or as a conductor – he leads the Music Educators Wind Ensemble and...
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Sat, 03/31/2018 - 2:04am
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Connections: Danielle Bainbridge, host of "The Origin of Everything"

Danielle Bainbridge never thought she would be a YouTube star -- in fact, she never thought she'd even like YouTube. But now, the Yale doctoral student...
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Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:28am
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Job fair will focus on three in-demand industries

Monroe County and Monroe Community College are teaming up once again to host "Inspire Monroe," a new targeted career exploration fair. County Executive...
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Thu, 03/01/2018 - 7:03am
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Rochester high school graduation rates increase, but still lowest among Big 5 districts

Among the Big 5 districts in New York State, Rochester still comes in last in terms of high school graduation rates. The State Education Department...
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Wed, 02/07/2018 - 10:33am
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Connections: School lunch shaming in Rochester's suburbs

On any given day last spring, nearly one in 10 children in the Rochester suburbs had a negative balance on a school lunch account. Because of that, many...
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Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:29am
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Funding a top issue for local schools in the New Year

Local school district officials are keeping a watchful eye on federal and state initiatives as the New Year rolls in. Funding is going to be a top...
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Thu, 12/28/2017 - 2:48pm
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