Rochester City School District

Area school districts receive educational opportunities grants

The Rochester City School District has been awarded almost $4 million in grant money to support “well-rounded educational opportunities.” The $3.75...
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Tue, 06/26/2018 - 12:47pm
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Connections: How to meet the needs of bilingual students

The Rochester City School District has released its proposed budget, and it has slated an increase in funding for bilingual education staff and services...
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Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:02pm
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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Kenneth Eastwood’s appointment as distinguished educator to the Rochester City School District has been rescinded.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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WXXI's Education Department is active in improving outcomes for our youngest learners!

With community partners, we provide collaborative support for families and children through the local school, library, after-school organizations, recreation-center and community partner sites. A recent national Ready to Learn survey supports our approach of supporting families in out of school learning, particularly in science.

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NYS Ed. Commissioner appoints consultant to help improve Rochester City Schools

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia has appointed someone to, as Elia puts it, give the Rochester City School District “much-needed...
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Tue, 03/27/2018 - 1:18pm
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Officials discuss mistakes made in the events that led to the death of a 14-year old boy

In a pair of news conferences late Tuesday afternoon, officials from both the City of Rochester and the Rochester City School District admitted that...
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Tue, 03/13/2018 - 2:57pm
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Rochester students celebrate World Hijab Day

Students and staff at 15 local schools and universities sported hijabs Thursday in solidarity with Muslim women worldwide. It’s part of World Hijab Day,...
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Fri, 02/02/2018 - 1:00am
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World of Inquiry students march to City Hall

Single digit temperatures couldn’t stand in the way of World of Inquiry Students marching through downtown Friday. They were celebrating College March...
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Fri, 12/15/2017 - 2:02pm
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Board President Van White responds to concerns about building housing city and charter schools

Rochester School Board President Van White has a message for anyone concerned about 690 Saint Paul Street. He says until the data shows otherwise, the...
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Fri, 12/08/2017 - 2:00pm
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