education

Connections: Rochester City School Board Commissioners discuss the state of the district's budget

There's a heated debate happening regarding what to cut, and what to keep, in Rochester city schools. We recently spoke to Superintendent Terry Dade;...
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 10:15am
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Connections: RCSD Superintendent Terry Dade on his draft budget

Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade joins us to talk about his draft budget. He discusses the challenging decisions facing the...
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 9:42am
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WXXI announces new daytime “learn at home” schedule

In response to area school closings due to the coronavirus, WXXI-TV will begin broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule in support of families, educators...
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 1:25pm
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Connections: Discussing how to educate students at home during the coronavirus pandemic

Teachers and parents across Monroe County had to act quickly last week when the county ordered all schools to close. They’ve developed lessons and...
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 10:15am
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Connections: How well do public schools teach climate change?

How well do public schools teach climate change? A new book aims to educate the educators who are doing the work of teaching climate change to students...
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Tue, 03/10/2020 - 10:35am
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Connections: How the community is supporting teachers laid off by the RCSD

Last month the Rochester City School District laid off more than 100 teachers. What happens to them? The RCSD is working with community leaders and...
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Mon, 02/03/2020 - 9:35am
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NY education officials schedule public meetings to talk about graduation requirements

New York state education officials have announced a series of regional meetings to get feedback on what should go into a high school diploma. The...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 2:43am
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Connections: Lesli Myers-Small on her new role in the State Education Department

The superintendent of the Brockport Central School District is taking on a new role. Lesli Myers-Small will join the State Education Department in early...
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Mon, 12/30/2019 - 9:40am
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FLCC offers debt forgiveness for past students looking to complete their degrees

Another local community college is trying to make it easier for former students to return and earn their degrees and certificates. Finger Lakes...
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Wed, 12/18/2019 - 7:26am
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Connections: Discussing the growth and impact of International Baccalaureate programs

We discuss the growth and impact of International Baccalaureate (IB) programs in schools. The programs aim to develop students’ intellectual, emotional,...
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:02am
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