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Leaked questions rekindle fierce debate over Common Core tests

Leaked questions rekindle fierce debate over Common Core tests

The questions, taken from a Common Core fourth-grade reading test, came to a Columbia professor in an email from an anonymous teacher, part of a blistering critique of the exam.

Schenectady City School District  begins filling new jobs

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady City School District begins filling new jobs

Schenectady school officials are looking to fill a number of new positions in its recently-approved budget, including a recruitment specialist and eight new elementary teachers.

Writing workshops give Gloversville students opportunity for feedback

GLOVERSVILLE

Writing workshops give Gloversville students opportunity for feedback

A Gloversville Middle School classroom was turned into a writer’s room on Tuesday where students pitched movie ideas to screenwriter Edithe Swensen, of Wilton, and scored feedback from a professional.

JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown schools superintendent resigning

Greater Johnstown School District Superintendent Robert A. DeLilli announced his resignation at a May 19 school board meeting, according to a news item on the district's website.

High school art students, NYC artist partner to bring dragon puppet to life

MIDDLEBURGH

High school art students, NYC artist partner to bring dragon puppet to life

Teresa Norfolk's art students at Middleburgh High School are working with New York City-based puppet artist Andy Gaukel to construct a dragon puppet for the West Fulton Puppet Festival scheduled for July 10 and 11.

SCHENECTADY

No school for Schenectady City School students Friday

Because no school days were canceled due to snow this past winter, Schenectady students will be off school Friday.

FMCC president urges grads to put skills to work

JOHNSTOWN

FMCC president urges grads to put skills to work

With bagpipes blaring, the Schenectady Pipe Band ushered Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s 474 graduates and academic dignitaries into the school’s 51st commencement ceremony Friday night

Fox’s Kelly challenges graduates with ‘tough talk’

ALBANY

Fox’s Kelly challenges graduates with ‘tough talk’

More than 100 graduates received their law degrees during a Friday morning ceremony at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

SCCC president offers apology for his arrest

SCHENECTADY

SCCC president offers apology for his arrest

Addressing the 2016 graduating class Thursday afternoon, Moono apologized directly to his colleagues and the college — but mostly the students.

500 graduate from Schenectady County Community College

SCHENECTADY

500 graduate from Schenectady County Community College

The Schenectady County Community College Class of 2016 took center stage Thursday afternoon.

Live: SCCC President Moono apologizes to grads for ‘distraction’

SCHENECTADY

Live: SCCC President Moono apologizes to grads for ‘distraction’

Addressing the 2016 graduating class, Schenectady County Community College President Steady Moono apologized that his recent arrest for impaired driving had created a distraction over their commencement.

Saratoga Springs HS honoring golfer, judge

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs HS honoring golfer, judge

The Saratoga Springs High School Hall of Distinction is inducting a judge and a professional golfer.

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna students planning bigger, better Relay for Life

Niskayuna High School students are gearing up for the annual Relay for Life, an all-night walk that raises money for cancer research and brings awareness and support to those battling the disease.

SCCC president, a top aide plead guilty to DWAI

DUANESBURG

SCCC president, a top aide plead guilty to DWAI

Schenectady County Community College President Steady Moono and a top aide pleaded guilty Wednesday evening to reduced charges of DWAI to satisfy drunken driving charges stemming from separate Duanesburg arrests May 5.

AMSTERDAM

Elevated lead levels detected in water at Amsterdam schools

Water tests at three elementary schools showed elevated levels of lead, the Greater Amsterdam School District said on Tuesday.

30+ school budgets pass across Capital Region

CAPITAL REGION

30+ school budgets pass across Capital Region

School districts across the Capital Region scored strong support for budgets during annual votes Tuesday.

Education officials: State out front on transgender issue

ALBANY

Education officials: State out front on transgender issue

Federal guidance that calls on every school district in the country to allow students to use restrooms based on gender identity doesn’t concern New York’s top education officials — because they are already there.

State Education Department formulates new plan under federal law

ALBANY

State Education Department formulates new plan under federal law

State education officials hope to account for more than just test scores as they move forward on a new plan that will touch on standards, family engagement, school accountability and much more under the new federal education law.

Pride and joy as thousands graduate from UAlbany

ALBANY

Pride and joy as thousands graduate from UAlbany

Cristian Palma said getting an education at the University at Albany was the greatest investment in his life.

Siena College holds commencement ceremony for 785

ALBANY

Siena College holds commencement ceremony for 785

Siena College held its graduation ceremony Sunday morning at the Times Union Center in Albany for 785 students in the class of 2016.

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