education

Connections: Discussing the University of Rochester EPO's progress report for East High School

When the University of Rochester signed on to serve as the Educational Partnership Organization (EPO) for struggling East High School, UR...
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Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:51am
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Connections: First-year teachers on their experiences in the classroom and the state of the teaching

With the 2018-2019 school year in the books, we sit down with teachers who just finished their first year in the classroom. We talk to them about the...
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Wed, 07/17/2019 - 10:19am
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Connections: 2018 New York State Teacher of the Year Christopher Albrecht on the state of education

We’re joined by Christopher Albrecht , the 2018 New York State Teacher of the Year. Last Friday, Albrecht – who is a fourth grade teacher in the...
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Fri, 06/28/2019 - 10:29am
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Connections: Debating "educationism"

This week, President Barack Obama tweeted a recommendation: he wants everyone to read venture capitalist Nick Hanauer’s piece on education in The...
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Fri, 06/21/2019 - 10:18am
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Connections: Debating a proposed state takeover of the Rochester City School Board

As reported by Tim Macaluso for CITY Newspaper and WXXI News, state education officials have drafted a plan to replace the Rochester Board of Education...
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Fri, 05/24/2019 - 6:30pm
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Connections: Chris Cerf on possible answers for the Rochester City School District

The Rochester Beacon is hosting an event focused on exploring possible answers for the Rochester City School District. On Monday afternoon, they host...
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Mon, 05/13/2019 - 11:18am
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Harley School, Allendale Columbia plan to merge

Two well-known Rochester-area private schools plan to merge. The boards of trustees at The Harley School and Allendale Columbia have begun the process...
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Wed, 05/01/2019 - 9:16am
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A decade long quest for a college degree: One single mom's story

Monroe Community College is exploring ways to help single mothers stay in school and get their degrees. "They are a paradox,” said MCC research...
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Mon, 04/29/2019 - 6:30am
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Pittsford Central School District defends response to botched Black History Month project

The Pittsford Central School District is defending its handling of a Black History Month project that went wrong. WXXI News reached out to the district...
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Fri, 04/26/2019 - 6:08am
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Connections: Discussing bias in determining which students are gifted

How do educators determine which students are gifted? Are there biases that come into play? We examine those questions with Dr. Donna For d of...
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Fri, 04/12/2019 - 10:21am
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