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Schenectady schools to get extra $500,000 in state funds
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady schools to get extra $500,000 in state funds

Monday, July 6, 2015
The Schenectady City School District will receive an additional $500,000 in state funding for new teachers.
 
Librarian hopes to attract kids, adults to comic con
SCHENECTADY

Librarian hopes to attract kids, adults to comic con

Sunday, July 5, 2015
Leah LaFera, an adult services librarian at the Schenectady County Public Library, is organizing the library’s first “Electric City Comic Con,” which will celebrate artists and their creativity. The conference will kick off the library’s “Every Hero Has a Story” summer reading program
 
Full-day pre-K still elusive for many in Schenectady
CAPITAL REGION

Full-day pre-K still elusive for many in Schenectady

Saturday, July 4, 2015
First half-day kindergarten morphed into a full day. Now school officials are trying to decide whether 4-year-olds should be in full-day programs.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady schools expect to get more state aid

Saturday, July 4, 2015
The Schenectady City School District is set to receive an additional state aid package, the details of which will be announced Monday morning.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady schools chief gets no answers in meeting with feds

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Schenectady City School District Superintendent Laurence Spring met with officials from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on Thursday but left with no clear answers about the complaint he brought to the agency’s attention.
 
Marine Corps sashes banned at Saratoga High graduation
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Marine Corps sashes banned at Saratoga High graduation

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Three students at Saratoga Springs High School were not allowed to wear United States Marine Corps sashes at their graduation last week, as the sashes did not comply with the school’s graduation dress code.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs school district, teachers agree on contract

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The Saratoga Springs City School District and the Saratoga Springs Teachers Association have approved a new four-year contract that is retroactive to July 1, 2014.
 
Culinary students have new place to start through SCCC
ALBANY

Culinary students have new place to start through SCCC

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Schenectady County Community College students will now have the opportunity to take culinary arts classes at a newly constructed Meals on Wheels kitchen in Albany.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady schools superintendent to meet with feds Thursday

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The Schenectady City School District may get some indication today of what is happening with its federal civil rights complaint against the state.
 
Schenectady graduation rates likely to edge up
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady graduation rates likely to edge up

Monday, June 29, 2015
The Schenectady City School District’s graduation rate may inch up to 62 percent by the end of the summer, thanks to the work of the class of 2015.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Here’s 10 ideas for grad gifts

Saturday, June 27, 2015
It’s the season for high school graduations, leaving parents, friends, and distant relatives wondering the same thing: what do I get my grad for a gift?
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Bricks help raise money for innovative Saratoga school programs

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Want immortality? Saratoga Springs’ Foundation for Innovative Learning wants your name — but nothing else.
 
Niskayuna Class of 2015 celebrates with unusual ceremony
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna Class of 2015 celebrates with unusual ceremony

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Caps, gowns, pomp, circumstance; the predictable pageantry of graduation is often a drawn-out cliche whose most interesting feature is the quest to keep Grandpa awake in the seats. It takes a lively academic community to provide the exception to that scenario. Niskayuna High School was just that Thursday night.
 
Shenendehowa grads celebrated with pride, tears of joy
CLIFTON PARK

Shenendehowa grads celebrated with pride, tears of joy

Thursday, June 25, 2015
There was hardly an empty seat in sight at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Thursday as friends and family members of Shenendehowa’s Class of 2015 were forced to spill onto the lawn with blankets and fold-out chairs for the 62nd commencement exercises.
 
Saratoga High graduates look ahead to next adventure
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga High graduates look ahead to next adventure

Thursday, June 25, 2015
The class of 2015 had all sorts of visions for their ideal life, as they waited eagerly for their diplomas at SPAC on Thursday.
 
 

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