CARS HOMES JOBS
 

Obama trumpets proposals to lower college costs

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
President Barack Obama is calling on Congress and colleges to help make the cost of higher education more manageable.
 
SCOTIA, GLENVILLE, BURNT HILLS, BALLSTON LAKE & NISKAYUNA

S-G, BH-BL, Niskayuna school districts to share common bus routes

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Three local school districts will share bus routes beginning this fall, saving a predicted $220,000 among them.
 
Judge asked to stop free NY college's tuition plan
NEW YORK

Judge asked to stop free NY college's tuition plan

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Students and faculty at one of the nation's few free colleges asked a judge Friday to block the school's plan to start charging undergraduate tuition.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Little change in Common Core test scores

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Scores on this year’s Common Core-based English and math exams taken by students in the Capital Region remained mostly flat compared to last year.
 
Schenectady redistricting discussion goes online
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady redistricting discussion goes online

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
A new website has been created to show city residents how school attendance zones may change.
 
BUFFALO

New York to release results of standardized tests

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
New York state is about to release the results of the second round of student testing under the Common Core standards.
 
SCHENECTADY

SCCC budget calls for tuition hike

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
The Schenectady County Legislature on Tuesday approved a Schenectady County Community College budget that increases tuition for the first time in three years.
 
NEW YORK

SUNY backs bill combating campus sexual assaults

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
New York's public university system is the first to support a law that would strengthen colleges and universities' assistance for sexual assault victims while establishing strong penalties for non-compliance.
 
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school board impressed with code of conduct

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Following a goal of teamwork and cooperation set out at one of his first board meetings with the district, interim Superintendent of Schools John Yagielski guided the creation of a code of conduct for the board.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady school board meeting canceled

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Wednesday’s Schenectady school board meeting has been canceled.
 
#Barmageddon: Law students sue when software fails
PORTLAND, Ore.

#Barmageddon: Law students sue when software fails

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Third-year law students with mountains of debt were perhaps not the best crowd to tick off
 

Interim Bradt School principal to hold post for coming school year

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
To fill the open principal position at Bradt Primary School, Mohonasen Central School District Superintendent Kathleen Spring said she would gladly take a clone of Michele Whitley, the school district’s academic administrator for literacy.
 
ALBANY

New York teachers to shred tests in protest

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
New York teachers say they plan to protest against the privatization of public education by shredding standardized tests.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore professor to study cardiac deaths of firemen

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Denise Smith, a professor of exercise science at Skidmore College, has researched the cause-and-effect of cardiac deaths among firefighters for years, but her recent work with Dr. Stefanos Kales of Harvard Medical School led to a curious discovery that might one day help firefighters avoid cardiac events.
 
ALBANY

UAlbany, Albany Law School eye alliance

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
The University at Albany and Albany Law School are exploring the possibility of an alliance.
 
 

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