Category: Education, Featured News, Local News

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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...

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New Data Reveals Half of Rochester City Students Are Living in Poverty

By Staff   According to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly half of the children enrolled in the Rochester City School...

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RCSD Teacher Receives Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has  presented Adel Bouallagui, a Rochester City School District ESOL teacher at Vanguard Collegiate...

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ROC the Future Report: 90 Percent of Four-Year Olds Enrolled in Pre-K; Rate of Absent Students Falls

By Staff   ROC The Future, a community-wide alliance of organizations designed to improve academic achievement for Rochester’s...

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RIT Names Melisza Campos 2016-17 Frederick H. Minett Professor

By Staff   Melisza Campos, a professional business coach and former Rochester City School District school board member, has been named...

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RSCD Staff and Students Hold Penny Drive to Help Rebuild School in Ecuador

By Staff   A group of Rochester City School District teachers and students have recently participated in a penny drive to help rebuild...

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Latino/Hispanic Resource Guide 2016: Rochester’s Connection to the Spanish-Speaking Community

By Annette Ramos Executive Director, Rochester Latino Theatre Company   Rochester Latino Theatre Company: SomosRLTC.org RTLC is a...