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Cuomo's budget calls for monitor to oversee Rochester City School District

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal released on Tuesday makes one brief reference to the Rochester City School District, indicating that he would...
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 6:18am
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RCSD has its best graduation rate in two decades

Interim New York State Education Commissioner Shannon Tahoe announced Thursday that Rochester had the biggest year-to-year increase in graduation rates...
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:52pm
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Dade reduces potential RCSD layoffs from 287 to 218

Rochester School District Superintendent Terry Dade on Tuesday made public the details of his plan to bridge a nearly $65 million budget gap. Over the...
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 12:26pm
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RCSD under federal investigation from SEC

The city of Rochester received a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission last week as part of an investigation into the Rochester City...
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Fri, 11/29/2019 - 11:08am
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RCSD board member proposes governance restructure including full-time board with pay increases

Early this week, Rochester City School District board member Natalie Sheppard sent a plan to City Council and the Board of Education. The plan’s goal is...
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Thu, 10/24/2019 - 5:48am
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Rochester City School District graduation rates climb

The Rochester City School District's 2018-19 graduation rate is 58 percent. Though it is still low, it's an increase of 4.5 percentage points over last...
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Wed, 08/14/2019 - 7:57am
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School district's suit against city heads to court Thursday

Will a state takeover of the Rochester City School District be on the ballot in November? Voters could find out within the next few days. State Supreme...
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 1:03pm
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Rochester School Board proposal: RCSD leaders respond

Rochester Board of Education President Van White says he was taken aback by a proposal Mayor Lovely Warren discussed on Friday , that would see the...
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Fri, 06/07/2019 - 2:30pm
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Warren appeals to residents, lawmakers to make state takeover of RCSD reality

Mayor Lovely Warren said Thursday that she was first approached to take mayoral control of the Rochester City School District earlier this year. The...
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Thu, 05/30/2019 - 2:44pm
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Rochester City School Board adopts budget, 178 teachers take buyouts

The Rochester City School Board voted to adopt a $931 million budget Tuesday night . It was a 6-to-1 vote with Commissioner Judy Davis voting no. The...
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Thu, 05/09/2019 - 6:31am
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