The Children's Agenda

Connections: Discussing federal plans to support children and families

The two leading plans in Washington to support children and families come from President Biden and... Mitt Romney? It's true - the Republican Senator...
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Tue, 02/23/2021 - 9:23am
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Connections: ROC the Future's 2020 State of Our Children report card

ROC the Future has released its annual "State of Our Children" report card . It tracks key measures of wellbeing of children and youth in the Rochester...
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 9:21am
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Education analysts have mixed reviews on reopening plans

Eammon Scanlon, education policy manager for the Children's Agenda, a Rochester-based non-profit, gives the school reopening plans he’s seen mixed marks...
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 2:05pm
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Advocates urge Rochester district to balance cuts

Rochester City School District officials have to bridge an $81 million gap in its budget for the upcoming academic year, which means cuts are inevitable...
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 12:52pm
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RCSD votes to revamp Universal Pre-K program

The Rochester Board of Education has voted in favor of Superintendent Terry Dade’s proposal to revamp the City School District’s Universal Pre...
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Fri, 02/28/2020 - 9:55am
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Dade continues push for RCSD Pre-K restructuring, critic says not so fast

Superintendent Terry Dade continued his push for a revamp of the Rochester City School District’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program on Monday. Some...
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Tue, 02/25/2020 - 2:08am
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Connections: How a shortage of child care services is impacting local families

The Children’s Agenda recently released a new report that shows there’s a growing shortage of affordable and available child care services, both locally...
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 9:37am
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Connections: ROC the Future's 2019 report card

ROC the Future has released its annual "State of Our Children" report card, which tracks key measures of wellbeing of children and youth in the...
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Tue, 11/26/2019 - 9:39am
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Confusion around special education programs continues as contract deadline approaches

Even as preschool special education providers began inking contracts with Monroe County this week, the county has continued to clarify what those...
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Fri, 06/14/2019 - 8:24am
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Group asks Rochester school district to reconsider budget cuts

A local child-focused, nonprofit organization is offering a critique of the Rochester City School District’s proposed budget . The Children’s Agenda...
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Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:54pm
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