A coalition of concerned parents are asking those regents up for re-appointment to the State Board of Regents to state their opinions about the education reform, Common Core, which is currently being implemented.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Thursday that New York will receive $37.6 million through the School Improvement Grant (SIG) program to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools.
Officials say New York state's high school graduation rate held steady at 74 percent for the first class of students required to meet stricter graduation requirements.
The state education department released graduation rates for the class of 2012 on Monday...
Officials from state and federal teachers’ unions and educators gathered Saturday afternoon near the New York State Capitol Building in Albany for an education rally calling for reforms to the state’s education system and additional funds. At the top of the list of concerns were the state’s testing standards.
The Oneonta Dollars for Scholars presentations took place yesterday afternoon at the Hunt Union Ballroom at SUNY Oneonta.
Jacki Rowe, President of the Oneonta Dollars for Scholars Board of Directors, says this program for Oneonta High School students has grown exponentially over the years.
The Norwich City School District passed a nearly $38.7 million budget by a vote of 309-144. Voters also voted to purchase additional passenger buses for $1.26 million, and one 30-passenger wheel chair bus for $105,000.