Rochester City School District

RCSD students to lose role models with cutting of black, Latino teachers

Jordan Addison was drawn to teaching because it gave him a chance to be a role model for young people — particularly young people of color. Addison is...
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Wed, 12/18/2019 - 5:08am
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Superintendent Terry Dade defends his proposed mid-year teacher layoffs

After weeks of protests by students and teachers, the Rochester Board of Education is scheduled to vote Thursday night on a plan to eliminate more than...
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Tue, 12/17/2019 - 9:29am
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Student protests continue as school board vote on pending teacher layoffs approaches

Students throughout the Rochester City School District continue to stage protests to try to spare teachers from layoffs amid a budget crisis. More than...
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Mon, 12/16/2019 - 9:10am
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Connections: Rochester Teacher's Association President Adam Urbanski on the RCSD's proposed cuts

We continue our series of conversations about the proposed cuts in the Rochester City School District. Last week, former RCSD teacher and current...
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Mon, 12/16/2019 - 9:49am
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Connections: How people in the suburbs can support RCSD teachers and students

Community conversations about the financial crisis in the Rochester City School District have taken many different forms. We've heard from people living...
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Fri, 12/13/2019 - 10:21am
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RCSD board member worried that cuts could disproportionately affect minorities

Rochester Board of Education Commissioner Judith Davis said she has not made up her mind about the district’s plan to lay off more than 150 teachers mid...
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:39pm
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NYS Board of Regents reminds Rochester School Board of fiscal responsibilities

Members of the New York state Board of Regents have written to the Rochester School Board reminding board members of their fiscal responsibilities in...
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:51pm
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Moody's downgrades some of Rochester's debt

A credit rating agency has lowered the rating on some of the debt that belongs to the City of Rochester. It is tied to financial problems in the school...
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:30am
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Connections: The RCSD teacher layoffs

The Rochester City School District has sent letters informing dozens of teachers that they will lose their jobs, or be shifted to different positions....
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:44am
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State lawmakers with different views on RCSD budget request

Part of the plan that officials in the Rochester City School District have in mind for balancing the budget has to do with getting additional state aid....
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Mon, 12/09/2019 - 12:49pm
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