education

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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Connections: Previewing the Rochester Boys and Men of Color Education Summit

An upcoming conference will highlight the unique learning and education needs for young men of color. The Rochester Boys and Men of Color Education...
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Tue, 10/23/2018 - 10:41am
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Connections: Brockport education leaders launch diversity certification program

The College at Brockport is rolling out a new program alongside the Brockport Central School District, and it comes with a message: understanding how to...
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Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:49am
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Connections: Author Daniel Koretz and his book, "The Testing Charade"

With the start of the school year, we have a conversation standardized testing. Daniel Koretz is the author of "The Testing Charade: Pretending to Make...
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Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:52am
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