education

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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State Senate will look at regulations on for-profit colleges

(AP) Members of the New York state Senate are taking a look at oversight of for-profit colleges. The Senate's Standing Committee on Higher Education is...
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Mon, 04/08/2019 - 12:13am
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When sarcasm in the classroom builds bridges

If delivered in the right way, sarcasm has a constructive purpose in the classroom, according to a recent study from the University of Rochester. Joanne...
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Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:11am
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Connections: Discussing screen time for kids at school

When we ask how much screen time is too much for kids, we're often thinking about screen time at home -- whether it's TV, videos games, or social media....
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Fri, 03/29/2019 - 11:11am
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Connections: An update on the My Brother's Keeper project

Students from the Rochester City School District recently met with President Barack Obama in relation to the Obama Foundation's My Brother's Keeper...
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Tue, 02/26/2019 - 9:22am
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Connections: How to better educate the general public about African American history

February is Black History Month, and there are a number of local endeavors to help educate the general public about the achievements of African...
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Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:11am
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Connections: Great Schools for All on how to create socioeconomic diversity in schools

A local nonprofit group is speaking out about how to create more socioeconomic diversity in schools. This comes after a state grant largely failed to...
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Mon, 11/26/2018 - 9:47am
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Connections: Discussing socioeconomic diversity in local schools

Democrat and Chronicle columnist Erica Bryant joins us to discuss her reporting on the results of a state grant intended to encourage suburban students...
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Tue, 10/30/2018 - 11:10am
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