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Book program links students with their parents
NISKAYUNA

Book program links students with their parents

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Twice each year, sixth-graders at Van Antwerp Middle School and their parents head back to school after dinner for Book Links, a program that encourages sixth-graders and their parents to read together.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Shenendehowa school district shaping transgender facility policy

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014
Shenedehowa Central School District officials have drawn up a policy that will allow transgender high school students to request access to a bathroom that corresponds with their identifying sex.
 
Union College applications rise
SCHENECTADY

Union College applications rise

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
Hot off a national hockey championship, Union College has received a record number of early applications this year.
 
TROY

Erciyas' audience-participation piece ‘uncomfortable’

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
As seen on Friday night at EMPAC, “This Piece Is Still to Come,” an audience-participation show from Turkish dance maker Begum Erciya, was a typical RPI experience, which generally feels like slipping down a portal into an unknown and often uncomfortable exercise.
 
Justice officials reject Schenectady school aid complaint
SCHENECTADY

Justice officials reject Schenectady school aid complaint

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Schenectady schools Superintendent Laurence Spring said he is being tossed from department to department in the federal government as he presses the school district’s complaint over how the state distributes education aid.
 
SHARON SPRINGS

SUNY Cobleskill student killed in crash

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
A SUNY Cobleskill student from Niagara County died this morning in a two-car accident in Sharon Springs, the college confirmed today.
 
Coughlin is Siena’s 11th president
LOUDONVILLE

Coughlin is Siena’s 11th president

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
The Siena College board of trustees has appointed F. Edward Coughlin the 11th president of Siena College.
 
Laser cat inspires ASPCA contest
SCHENECTADY

Laser cat inspires ASPCA contest

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
There’s a national competition for a lucky pet owner to have a photo shoot with their cat or dog … and lasers.
 
ROTTERDAM

Schalmont teacher resigns after probe

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
Schalmont High School social studies teacher and girls volleyball coach Kevin Meachem resigned Monday following an internal investigation.
 
Guardsmen honors Union hockey player for life-saving rescue
SCHENECTADY

Guardsmen honors Union hockey player for life-saving rescue

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
Before ever stepping on the ice at Messa Rink, Union College hockey forward Kevin Shier had a fan in New York Army National Guard Capt. Timothy Neild.
 
Niskayuna principal defends second job as sports agent
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna principal defends second job as sports agent

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Community members packed an auditorium to hear how Niskayuna High School's principal balances his administrative responsibilities with his second job as a sports agent.
 
Schalmont's winning formula begins with head coach
ROTTERDAM

Schalmont's winning formula begins with head coach

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Before Joe Whipple came along, Schalmont had never won a playoff game, going 0-for-4. Last year, the Sabres came within a point of the state championship.
 
TROY

HVCC gets $2.1M federal grant for tech programs

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Hudson Valley Community College’s Technology Education Center received a $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build on the school’s nanotechnology and semiconductor programs.
 
School officials skeptical of state bond money
CAPITAL REGION

School officials skeptical of state bond money

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
A $2 billion bond to bring technology into schools statewide might sound like a dream come true, but some local superintendents say they have concerns about the funding.
 
Niskayuna teacher wins Milken Award
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna teacher wins Milken Award

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
A $25,000 Milken Educator Award, an honor that some call the Oscars of education, was awarded Wednesday to a Rosendale Elementary School teacher.
 
 

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