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MAYFIELD

Mayfield school board makes no budget cuts but guesses at state aid

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Mayfield Central School District Board of Education adopted its 2015-16 budget Tuesday night, the first in five years that does not include any cuts to staff or services, according to district leaders.
 
SCCC names three presidential finalists
SCHENECTADY

SCCC names three presidential finalists

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The three finalists in Schenectady County Community College’s search for its next president have been named — and the acting president didn’t make the cut.
 
State legislators push Common Core test opt-out
CAPITOL

State legislators push Common Core test opt-out

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Assemblyman Jim Tedisco said if he can’t get through to Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the Common Core, then he will go around him.
 
GE CEO to speak at Siena commencement
LOUDONVILLE

GE CEO to speak at Siena commencement

Monday, March 16, 2015
GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt will deliver this year's commencement address at Siena College this May.
 
Schenectady dance party to aid City Mission
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady dance party to aid City Mission

Monday, March 16, 2015
A Schenectady County Community College student has found a way to combine her passion for dance and community service.
 
MALTA

GloFo coaltion to support STEM education

Friday, March 13, 2015

GlobalFoundries on Friday announced the formation of a coalition of technology companies that will pledge $486,000 over the next three years to support STEM education.
 
Musits named interim president of Union Graduate College
SCHENECTADY

Musits named interim president of Union Graduate College

Friday, March 13, 2015
Union Graduate College's board of trustees has named Bela Musits its interim president beginning Aug. 1.
 
Skidmore students protest campus sexual violence
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore students protest campus sexual violence

Friday, March 13, 2015
Skidmore College students could have been getting ready to go on spring break, but hundreds of them gathered Friday in a public protest over sexual violence.
 
Pi R special: Celebration has once-in-a-century twist
CAPITAL REGION

Pi R special: Celebration has once-in-a-century twist

Friday, March 13, 2015
Feel free to have an extra slice of apple, blueberry or peach cobbler Saturday. It is a very special, once-in-a-century Pi Day.
 
Public school advocates rally at state Capitol
ALBANY

Public school advocates rally at state Capitol

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Hundreds of public school students and parents rallied Wednesday at the New York state Capitol to urge lawmakers to boost school funding and reject Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s education reforms.
 
Union College student’s green initiatives given go-ahead
SCHENECTADY

Union College student’s green initiatives given go-ahead

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Union College is about to get a little greener, thanks to the efforts of sophomore Sara Covelli.
 
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

FMCC ready for health care boom

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
With the number of local employment opportunities in the health care industry on the rise, Fulton-Montgomery Community College has taken steps to educate students interested in entering the medical field.
 
Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers
WASHINGTON

Obama calls for more rights for struggling student borrowers

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Issuing a clarion call to Americans saddled by student debt, President Barack Obama urged student borrowers Tuesday to stand up for their rights, and announced a medley of modest steps to bring some order to a notoriously chaotic system.
 
Kenmore-Tonawanda school district considers boycotting state tests

Kenmore-Tonawanda school district considers boycotting state tests

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
A western New York school district may consider boycotting the state's standardized tests in April in opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's education policies.
 
Ballston Spa Middle School gains recognition
BALLSTON SPA

Ballston Spa Middle School gains recognition

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The Ballston Spa Middle School has been designated a 2015 School to Watch by the state Education Department, a recognition of high achievement.
 
 

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