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Mom worries about what's on son's phone and breaking trust

When is it appropriate for a parent to step in?

Virtual books for sale in SUNY system

The first two Open State University of New York textbooks are available on virtual bookshelves and can be utilized for free by English education majors and Introduction to Anthropology students.

Identifying Capital Region master teachers

Starting in November teachers in the Capital Region can apply to be Master Teachers in New York.

Local schools receive Blue Ribbons

Two Capital Region schools make the list of "National Blue Ribbon Schools."

Schenectady schools to move to K-5 model

The Schenectady City School District Board of Education voted Wednesday night to move the district toward restructuring its schools on a model that includes grade 6-8 middle schools districtwide.

The vote came after board president Cathy Lewis laid out the process for considering the new direction, which stretched back to late 2011.

Weight problems for Capital Region students

More than thirty percent of kids at most Capital Region school districts are overweight and almost 40 percent of kids in the Schenectady City School District are overweight, according to data amassed by the New York State Department of Health.

LIVE VIDEO: 2013 Shenendehowa Graduation

Watch the ongoing graduation of the Shenendehowa High School class of 2013.

Applicants sought for universal pre-K

In Ballston Spa, applications for the universal prekindergarten program for the 2013-14 school year are being accepted.

Student artwork on display at Fonda library

Lots to see at the Frothingham Free Library.

School board candidates forum on Wednesday in Schenectady

The Schenectady County League of Women Voters will sponsor Meet the Candidates Night for the Schenectady City School District Board of Education election at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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