education

Connections: The costs and benefits of charter schools

What are your thoughts on charter schools? That question garners many different answers, and it is one of the most polarizing subjects we can discuss on...
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Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:18pm
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Connections: A new look at local school rankings

Most school rankings lean heavily on academic performance, but what if test scores were taken out of the equation? The Democrat & Chronicle's Justin...
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Fri, 11/10/2017 - 9:31am
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Rochester's school board gets ready for some changes

One impact from Tuesday’s elections is that the Rochester school board will lose a longtime member. Malik Evans, who is also a former president of the...
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Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:51am
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Future of RCSD School 41: Close or forced receivership

After a review of the schools in receivership in New York State last year, two failed to show significant progress and one of them was in Rochester....
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Wed, 11/01/2017 - 6:33am
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Meeting held on proposed "recovery" high school in Gates

Organizers of a proposed “recovery” high school in Rochester say they're making progress in their goal of establishing a school dedicated to students...
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Wed, 11/01/2017 - 6:20am
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Connections: The value of diversity in the classroom

Journalist Nikole Hannah Jones has become a leading voice in the conversation about schools and equality. She's coming to Rochester as a guest of Great...
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Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:58am
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Hurricane Maria Brings 100+ Students to RCSD

Hurricane Maria has brought more than 100 new students to the Rochester City School District. 100 students from Puerto Rico alone have moved to...
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Fri, 10/20/2017 - 3:31pm
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Connections: Christopher Albrecht, New York State's "Teacher of the Year"

The New York State Board of Regents named its "Teacher of the Year," and the winner is from our area. Christopher Albrecht is a fourth grade teacher in...
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Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:53am
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Gov. Cuomo releases numbers on Excelsior Scholarship participation

Governor Andrew Cuomo says that approximately 53 percent of full-time SUNY and CUNY in-state students, more than 210,000 New York residents, are going...
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Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:23am
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Student summit gathers opinions on future of Rochester high schools

More than 400 high school students in the city of Rochester had a half-day Friday. That's because they attended a student summit on high school redesign...
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Sat, 09/30/2017 - 1:51am
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