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SCHENECTADY

Schenectady schools mainstreaming program sees success

Saturday, May 23, 2015
A psychologist and a counselor are assigned, full-time, to three Ready To Learn classes. The goal of the program: to get students to the point where they are ready to learn.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Couple gives additional 120 acres to Skidmore College

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Michael and Margaret Roohan of Wilton have donated an additional 120 acres of wooded land they own in Greenfield to Skidmore College.
 
SCCC graduates hit the ground running
SCHENECTADY

SCCC graduates hit the ground running

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The largest graduating class in Schenectady County Community College’s 45-year history — 632 students — was encouraged to whip out their cellphones, take selfies and post photos on social media.
 
Newcomers join forces to knock off Mohonasen incumbents
ROTTERDAM

Newcomers join forces to knock off Mohonasen incumbents

Thursday, May 21, 2015
A lawyer, a budget director and an investment adviser — all with a passion for their children’s education — will join the Mohonasen Central School District Board of Education after topping three incumbents with a combined 18 years of experience Tuesday night.
 
'Sound budgeting' credited for no school plans being voted down
CAPITAL REGION

'Sound budgeting' credited for no school plans being voted down

Thursday, May 21, 2015
For the first time in at least a decade, voters approved every school budget in the area Tuesday.
 
Meet Royal the Duck, SCCC's new mascot
SCHENECTADY

Meet Royal the Duck, SCCC's new mascot

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The college’s first mascot will make its debut to the biggest graduating class in the college’s history — 632 students — at Proctors.
 
CAPITOL

Assembly OKs school test reforms

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The Assembly passed school test reform Wednesday with a bill that also takes aim at the Common Core curriculum.
 
 Niskayuna school budget passes with ease
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school budget passes with ease

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Unlike memorable elections from the recent past, the budget passed in Niskayuna this spring without a fuss.
 
Capital Region school budgets get OK
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region school budgets get OK

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Budgets for every district in The Daily Gazette’s coverage zone passed.
 
Roadside serves as Schenectady students’ art gallery
SCHENECTADY

Roadside serves as Schenectady students’ art gallery

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Freshmen art students constructed an unusual art gallery Tuesday on the side of McClellan Street.
 
EAST GREENBUSH

East Greenbush school official claims pregnancy discrimination

Monday, May 18, 2015

The East Greenbush schools superintendent has filed a formal complaint alleging that members of her school board are discriminating against her because she had twins in January.
 
Rock crushes scissors, students fight bullying
AMSTERDAM

Rock crushes scissors, students fight bullying

Monday, May 18, 2015
A group of Amsterdam High School students is trying to get at the root of bullying through an age-old children’s game.
 
New super excited about leading Schoharie schools
SCHOHARIE

New super excited about leading Schoharie schools

Monday, May 18, 2015

The Schoharie Central School District’s new superintendent is no stranger to the challenges facing upstate New York schools.
 
2,000 get degrees at UAlbany
ALBANY

2,000 get degrees at UAlbany

Sunday, May 17, 2015
It was a day to celebrate new graduates, but speakers at the University at Albany’s 171st undergraduate commencement put a special emphasis on the family members who stand behind those wearing the caps and gowns.
 
Skidmore grads challenged to 'do good'
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore grads challenged to 'do good'

Saturday, May 16, 2015
The Skidmore College Class of 2015 was offered words of encouragement and advice as parents and friends packed the amphitheater at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center to watch students triumphantly cross the stage and put their college days behind them.
 
 

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