NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school board aims to nail down budget tonight

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The first school board meeting since the announcement Friday of the district superintendent’s departure could see the approval of the budget that will go to voters.
 

Brother of slain civil rights worker to speak

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Steve Schwerner doesn’t waste his time worrying about the actions of evildoers like Edgar Ray Killen and Cecil Price. What he does question is why good, decent men, when confronted with injustice, don’t do more to stop it.
 
NYSUT members elect first female president of union
LATHAM

NYSUT members elect first female president of union

Sunday, April 6, 2014
New York State United Teachers has a new president after delegates voted to replace Richard Iannuzzi with a Westchester County teacher.
 
Nano consortium moving to 450-mm wafers
ALBANY

Nano consortium moving to 450-mm wafers

Sunday, April 6, 2014
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany is working toward new products to provide the tech companies the resources they need to transform the way they manufacture computer chips.
 
Schenectady school district eyes tax hike
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school district eyes tax hike

Sunday, April 6, 2014
With funding for arts, music and sports up in the air, Schenectady schools Superintendent Laurence Spring introduced an idea Saturday that could keep all school programs going — raising taxes as much as 3.69 percent.
 
Niskayuna superintendent, school board parting ways
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna superintendent, school board parting ways

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Tensions between Niskayuna schools Superintendent Susan Kay Salvaggio and some members of the school board ended Friday with Salvaggio agreeing to leave effective April 15.
 
Schoharie County school’s Backpack Program sends food to needy
RICHMONDVILLE

Schoharie County school’s Backpack Program sends food to needy

Saturday, April 5, 2014
When third-grade teacher Jessica Dineen joined in a simulated poverty exercise at Radez Elementary School last fall, she discovered how distressing it could be struggling to feed your family while trying to pay rent and utility bills.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school board wrestles with painful cuts

Friday, April 4, 2014
Schenectady school board members are facing heartbreaking decisions on Saturday.
 
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna deciding what to do with unexpected $530,000 in state school aid

Thursday, April 3, 2014
The Niskayuna Central School District got an extra $530,000 in state aid it wasn’t expecting. Now the school board is trying to decide how best to use it.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Some area students sit this test out

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Katie Thimineur’s two daughters aren’t taking the state English Language Arts exams this week.
 
Schenectady school board seeks ways to cut $5.6 million
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school board seeks ways to cut $5.6 million

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Millions of dollars have flowed into the Schenectady City School District this week — but the district is still millions short for next year’s budget. And that means elementary art and music are still on the chopping block.
 
ALBANY

Schenectady assemblymen fight for school funds

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Schenectady's assemblymen are fighting to get the school district nearly another $1 million.
 
NORTHVILLE

Veteran school administrator to be new Northville superintendent

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The director of human resources for Dutchess BOCES in Poughkeepsie has been chosen as the next superintendent of the Northville Central School District.
 
New report details racial gap among US children
NEW YORK

New report details racial gap among US children

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
In every region of America, white and Asian children are far better positioned for success than black, Latino and American Indian children, according to a new report appealing for urgent action to bridge this racial gap.
 

NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
A 17-year-old Long Island student has applied to and was accepted at all eight Ivy League schools.
 
 

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