education

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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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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