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Connections: How to address children's social, emotional, and educational needs during the pandemic

Experts in child health and education say the pandemic will have lasting effects on children's social and emotional needs and their overall wellbeing....
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Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:26am
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Teachers union calls school aid cuts 'unconstitutional' in lawsuit against Cuomo

The state’s largest teachers union filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Division of Budget over more than $5 billion in...
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Wed, 09/16/2020 - 7:57am
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The challenges and the needs involved in reopening schools

A diverse collection of school administrators, parents, teachers and students all weighed in Tuesday night on plans to reopen school during the COVID-19...
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Tue, 09/01/2020 - 6:41pm
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Connections: Discussing the "Hard Facts Update" and racial disparities in Greater Rochester

We look at some hard facts about our city and our community. "Hard Facts" is the name of a 2017 report on inequality, and this week, there's an update....
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Fri, 08/21/2020 - 11:23am
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Pending state aid cuts force parents to make other choices

The pending state budget cuts may hit school districts and families in a variety of ways, and that includes parents of preschoolers in the Gates Chili...
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Fri, 08/21/2020 - 9:38am
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Pandemic Academics: How teachers are preparing for the return to school

For Brighton High School social studies teacher Jennifer Pacatte, it hasn't exactly been a summer of fun and relaxation. "I would say it's been this...
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Thu, 08/20/2020 - 8:01am
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RCSD abruptly stops online forum on reopening after Zoom bombing

The first of five forums to be held by the Rochester City School District on its reopening plan for the upcoming school year had to be abruptly canceled...
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Mon, 08/17/2020 - 5:29am
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RCSD decides to go with all remote learning for start of school year

There was a big change announced Thursday regarding the start of the upcoming school year for the Rochester City School District - all classes will be...
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Fri, 08/14/2020 - 6:53am
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Schools in New York will reopen in the fall, Cuomo says

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday formally gave schools the green light to reopen, saying the coronavirus infection rate was low enough in New York for...
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 12:58pm
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As schools await final decision on reopening, RCSD Supt. says no plan will make everyone happy

When she was an undergraduate college student, Lesli Myers-Small said she considered going to medical school. But the superintendent of the Rochester...
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 6:34am
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