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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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Connections: Discussing the Katie Hill story and the debate over intimate photos

The resignation of Congresswoman Katie Hill has sparked debate over intimate photos -- who takes them, who shares them, and whether it's good advice to...
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Mon, 12/02/2019 - 9:27am
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Connections: What are local students learning about Thanksgiving?

What are local students learning about Thanksgiving? What’s often published in textbooks and taught in schools is a Euro-centric narrative that...
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Wed, 11/27/2019 - 9:14am
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Connections: What is passion-based learning?

We discuss “passion-based learning” with the co-founder of the MUSE School in Calabasas, California. Rebecca Amis says MUSE encourages children to...
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:39am
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Connections: Christopher Albrecht on steps for improving the Rochester City School District

The debate over next steps for improving the Rochester City School District continues, and 2018 New York State Teacher of the Year Christopher Albrecht...
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Fri, 08/30/2019 - 10:37am
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Connections: Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade

We sit down with Terry Dade , the new superintendent of the Rochester City School District. Dade signed a three-year contract with the district, and...
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Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:20am
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Connections: Should Regents exams be overhauled?

Should Regents exams be overhauled? It’s a question that the state Board of Regents plans to study this fall as it considers revisiting New York’s...
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:13am
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