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ALBANY

Nano-college, CDTA strike free-ride deal

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Capital District Transportation Authority will be providing free bus service to the 3,500 students and employees of the fast-growing College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
 
Contractors selected  for Mont Pleasant Middle School project
SCHENECTADY

Contractors selected for Mont Pleasant Middle School project

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Bast Hatfield is going to have a busy week.
 
Schenectady likely to see more 'failing schools'
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady likely to see more 'failing schools'

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Three years ago, many Schenectady students were scoring in the bottom 10 percent of the state.
 
Jones brings stability to Mont Pleasant school
SCHENECTADY

Jones brings stability to Mont Pleasant school

Friday, June 19, 2015
At last, it looks like Mont Pleasant Middle School has a long-term principal.
 
Departing Schenectady school board member delivers swan song
SCHENECTADY

Departing Schenectady school board member delivers swan song

Friday, June 19, 2015

The Schenectady school board’s philosopher-in-chief said goodbye with a song this week.
 
UAlbany added to federal probe into response to sex crimes
ALBANY

UAlbany added to federal probe into response to sex crimes

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The University at Albany has been added to a long list of colleges and universities under investigation for the way they handle sexual assault cases.
 
MECHANICVILLE

Woman accused of stealing from teachers during Mechanicville school event

Thursday, June 18, 2015
A Mechanicville woman took the opportunity of a school get-together as an opportunity of another kind — to steal credit cards, Saratoga County sheriff’s investigators said.
 
Washington Irving graduates look to future for inspiration
SCHENECTADY

Washington Irving graduates look to future for inspiration

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Babies and young children nearly outnumbered the blue-robed graduates who earned a high school equivalency diploma Thursday.
 
New principal named at Ballston Spa elementary school
BALLSTON SPA

New principal named at Ballston Spa elementary school

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Ballston Spa Central School District’s Board of Education announced on Wednesday the appointment of Cara Talmadge as principal of the Wood Road Elementary School.
 

Fort Plain superintendent search down to 3

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Fort Plain Central School District has narrowed its search for a new superintendent to three finalists.
 
SCHENECTADY

When school ends, work starts on Schenectady buildings

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Work is about to start at Oneida Middle School, but workers had a lot to do to get the building ready.
 
Regents OK 'struggling schools' policy
ALBANY

Regents OK 'struggling schools' policy

Monday, June 15, 2015
Schenectady’s “failing” schools will now be known as “struggling” instead — but they will still be in danger of state takeover, the Board of Regents decided Monday.
 
ALBANY

New York State Museum announces exhibit renovations

Monday, June 15, 2015

The New York State Museum announced plans Monday for a large scale, four-year renovation project that calls for 35,000 square feet of new exhibit space.
 
Pride and joy at Union College commencement
SCHENECTADY

Pride and joy at Union College commencement

Monday, June 15, 2015
Nathan Greenberg was just days away from beginning his senior year at Union College when life threw him a curve ball.
 
New York Regents to discuss receivership of failing schools

New York Regents to discuss receivership of failing schools

Sunday, June 14, 2015
New York education officials are set to take up the issue of how to handle struggling schools.

 
 

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