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Niskayuna school board to consider foreign student program

Vote could come by December

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School board members are expected to hear more about a possible program to bring additional international students to the Niskayuna Central School District. District officials say the move could give Niskayuna students more exposure to students from other cultures and could bring in some additional revenue at the same time. Superintendent Susan Kay Salvaggio said Wednesday she hopes to make a presentation to the board next month, possibly at its Sept. 11 meeting. The board ...


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JIMOCONNOR
August 22, 2013
11:01 a.m.

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OK. Why not apply for an SED waiver allowing the district to privatize itself enough to contract with innercity, or underachieving districts to educate some of those kids. What research has been done to show which countries or cultures these kids might come from. My bias leads me to conclude a 12309 'homie' will learn more from a peer haling from Bed Stuy, Memphis, or, the ninth district in New Orleans then a peer whose family can already consider training in a foreign land.

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