education

Hurricane Maria Brings 100+ Students to RCSD

Hurricane Maria has brought more than 100 new students to the Rochester City School District. 100 students from Puerto Rico alone have moved to...
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Fri, 10/20/2017 - 3:31pm
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Connections: Christopher Albrecht, New York State's "Teacher of the Year"

The New York State Board of Regents named its "Teacher of the Year," and the winner is from our area. Christopher Albrecht is a fourth grade teacher in...
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Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:53am
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Gov. Cuomo releases numbers on Excelsior Scholarship participation

Governor Andrew Cuomo says that approximately 53 percent of full-time SUNY and CUNY in-state students, more than 210,000 New York residents, are going...
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Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:23am
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Student summit gathers opinions on future of Rochester high schools

More than 400 high school students in the city of Rochester had a half-day Friday. That's because they attended a student summit on high school redesign...
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Sat, 09/30/2017 - 1:51am
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East H.S. officials update the community on the UR partnership

The name isn’t the only thing different about East High School. The East Upper and Lower Schools updated the community on its progress in its annual...
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Fri, 09/29/2017 - 5:53am
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Connections: Sonia Manzano discusses playing "Maria" on Sesame Street

For 44 years, you could find actress Sonia Manzano on Sesame Street playing the iconic character, "Maria." While loyal Sesame Street viewers knew her as...
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Mon, 09/25/2017 - 1:17pm
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Connections: The impact of New York State's special education crisis

Parents of hundreds of children with special needs in New York State say their kids are not receiving the services they need. A recent report in the...
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Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:22pm
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Brockport Teacher named NYS Teacher of the Year

A Brockport School District teacher has been named the New York State Teacher of the Year. The honor goes to Christopher Albrecht, a fourth-grade...
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Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:40am
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New York tweaks, renames Common Core learning standards

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York education leaders have tweaked and renamed the Common Core learning standards in response to criticism over the way they...
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Mon, 09/11/2017 - 3:30pm
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Education is Still at Our Core

With unfolding radio news, continuous classical music and compelling primetime programs from American Experience to Downton Abbey, what sometimes gets lost in the mix is – arguably – the most important value WXXI provides.

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