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Adirondack Academy seeking more space — and respect
FULTON COUNTY

Adirondack Academy seeking more space — and respect

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

For some students at the Adirondack Academy near Johnstown, Gloversville residents concerned with the “alternative” middle and high school moving to their neighborhood are the latest in a long line of doubters.
 
Scotia-Glenville district voters reject $900K land buy
SCOTIA & GLENVILLE

Scotia-Glenville district voters reject $900K land buy

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Voters in the Scotia-Glenville Central School District on Tuesday roundly defeated the proposed $999,000 purchase of a 7.3-acre property adjacent to the high school — with more than 70 percent against.
 
Saratoga dad sends school honest note after 'Boss' concert
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga dad sends school honest note after 'Boss' concert

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
The Pipinos have three rules in their home: Be kind to everyone, help whomever you can, and be there when Bruce Springsteen brings the band to town.
 
SUNY Poly, GloFo to partner on $500M lithography center
ALBANY

SUNY Poly, GloFo to partner on $500M lithography center

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
The SUNY Polytechnic Institute and GlobalFoundries will partner on a $500 million advanced lithography center at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
 
Siena students learn presidential politics on the ground
LOUDONVILLE

Siena students learn presidential politics on the ground

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Volunteers for Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire pass the time with jokes about socialism.
 
Capital Region colleges see applications surge

Capital Region colleges see applications surge

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016
Colleges across the Capital Region are sifting through record-high piles of applications — albeit electronic piles — from prospective students as they begin to shape what will be their next freshmen classes.
 
Teacher shortage puts grad students in front of the class
CAPITAL REGION

Teacher shortage puts grad students in front of the class

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016
While internships have long been a part of the teacher education program at Union Graduate College, last fall districts were so in need of teachers for certain positions that some of the graduate students received paid internships, teaching their own classes for the first time, said Catherine Snyder, now chair of Clarkson’s education department and head of the former Union Graduate teacher education master’s program.
 
Schenectady school district getting busy on $3.5M budget  ‘gap’
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school district getting busy on $3.5M budget ‘gap’

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
At it begins work on its annual budget, the Schenectady City Board of Education faces a projected budget “gap” of $3.5 million because of expiring grants and increasing personnel costs.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam High School to beef up hall supervision

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

The Greater Amsterdam School District is hiring a third assistant high school principal this year to try to get more students out of the halls and into classrooms, according to the district superintendent.
 
Schalmont students: 9 more Rotterdam cops needed
ROTTERDAM

Schalmont students: 9 more Rotterdam cops needed

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
A group of Schalmont High School seniors conducted an administrative study on the Rotterdam Police Department, and came up with a recommendation to solve the town’s rising crime rate: hiring nine additional police officers.
 
Red Hook student wins regional spelling bee
SCHENECTADY

Red Hook student wins regional spelling bee

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
Alexandra Snyder from the Red Hook Central School District won the 34th Annual Capital Region Spelling Bee on Tuesday.
 
Union Graduate College now officially part of Clarkson University
SCHENECTADY

Union Graduate College now officially part of Clarkson University

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Union Graduate College is no more. When the school opened its doors Monday, it did so under its new name: Clarkson University Capital Region Campus.
 
Scotia-Glenville, SUNY-Poly museums to merge
SCOTIA & GLENVILLE

Scotia-Glenville, SUNY-Poly museums to merge

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
The Scotia-Glenville Children’s Museum is merging with SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Children’s Museum of Science and Technology.
 
Farm once occupied land that S-G district wants for expansion
GLENVILLE

Farm once occupied land that S-G district wants for expansion

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
The property that sits at 211 Sacandaga Road in Glenville has been home to a vegetable farm and produce stand, hardware store and garden center and, for the past year and change, a small glass business.
But Scotia-Glenville Central School District officials hope the property’s next chapter will be theirs to write.

 
Residents weigh in on proposed Scotia-Glenville land purchase
GLENVILLE

Residents weigh in on proposed Scotia-Glenville land purchase

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
Around 20 residents turned out for the first of three information sessions about Scotia-Glenville School District’s proposal to buy 7.3 acres adjacent to the high school for $999,000.
 
 

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