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Child Care Council received the Project of the Year award at the recent NAFCC conference in Alabama. Pictured (from left to right): Hector Santiago; Council CEO Barbara-Ann Mattle; Linda Schumacher, NAFCC accreditation council chair; provider Carmen Gonzalez; Lynne Fisher; Ed Maier; and provider Juanita Sanchez.

Child Care Council Receives NAFCC Award for Increasing Number of Latino Providers

By Staff –   The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) has recently presented its Accreditation Facilitation...

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RCSD Plans to Address Disparate Number of Minorities Inappropriately Placed In Special Ed

By Staff –   The Rochester City School District Board of Education has announced an action plan to address the disparate number...

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New Study Shows Positive Effects of Pre-K Programs on Latinx Communities

Today in the United States, three-fourths of young children attend preschool programs. But for Hispanic and Latinx communities, the...

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Child Care Council Launches Free “Books 4 Fun” Program

By Staff –   The Child Care Council Inc. has launched its new “Books 4 Fun” program to give free books to children, in...

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Help Beat Summer Learning Loss with ReadyRosie

Op/Ed By Jessica Lewis, ROC the Future Communications Specialist –   Every summer, low-income youth lose two to three months in...

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Central Library Announces Grand Opening of New Arts Division and Teen Central Spaces

By Staff –   The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County has recently celebrated the grand opening of its newly-renovated...

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MCC’s New Downtown Campus On Track to be Completed by Fall

By Staff –   Monroe Community College’s campus at 321 State St. is on track to be completed by fall of 2017, officials from...

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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...