Category: Education, Featured News, Local News

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Groups Seeking Host Families for Iraqi Student Program

By Staff –   Rochester Global Connections (RGC) has partnered with Allendale Columbia School to host the Iraqi Young Leaders...

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Organization Awards RSCD Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

By Staff –   The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Rochester City...

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A Data Update Designed for Action

Op/Ed By Brigit Hurley, Policy Analyst, The Children’s Agenda and Ann M. Johnson, Senior Director, ACT Rochester –   On...

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Rochester Honored for Work to Eliminate Early Literacy Barriers

By Staff –   The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has honored Rochester’s work in eliminating barriers faced by...

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City to Offer “Biz Kid$” Camp In April

By Staff –   The city will hold its Biz Kid$ Camp, which is a free business education camp for youth ages 13 through 18, from...

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RCSD Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams Presents 2017-18 Budget

By Staff –   Rochester City School District Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams presented her first budget, for the 2017-18...

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Rochester City School District Graduation Rate Increases Slightly

By Staff   The Rochester City School District’s June graduation rate increased slightly, rising from 45.5 percent in June 2015, to...

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RCAN to Hold Free “FAFSA Fest” for College-Bound Students

By Staff   Rochester College Access Network, a program of Rochester Education Foundation, will host a series of free events to help...

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Judicial Process Commission Seeking Volunteer Mentors

By Staff   The Judicial Process Commission’s Faith Community Adult Mentoring Program has announced it will hold training...

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Gov. Cuomo Proposes Free Tuition at New York State Colleges

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a plan to make college tuition-free for middle class families at SUNY and CUNY two- and...