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RCSD Budget Put Off Again, Now Set for March 26

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net First, the date was March 17. Then it was March 24. Board of Education President Van White...

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RCSD Announces Increase in August Graduation Rate

The Rochester City School District’s four-year graduation rate was 63% in August, a 3.7 percentage point increase from the previous...

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The Children’s Agenda Sponsors Advocacy Trip to Albany

The Children’s Agenda is organizing an Early Childhood Advocacy Day trip to Albany for parents and providers to urge legislators for more...

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College is Worth the Cost, But Planning is Key

(StatePoint) – Despite rising college costs, a clear majority of families believe higher education is well-worth the investment, and...

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NYSED Appoints Distinguished Educator to Rochester City School District

By Staff – New York State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia has recently appointed Dr. Jaime Aquino as a Distinguished...

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Committee to Present Review of Special Ed Policies to RCSD School Board

By Staff – A committee has been appointed to review the Rochester City School District’s policies on special education, and...

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Wells College Students Protest Lack of Diverse Faculty, Hiring Process

By Staff – Students at Wells College are currently protesting the school’s decision to hire outside faculty to fill a position,...

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Center for Teen Empowerment to Host “8th Annual Community Luncheon”

By Staff – The Center for Teen Empowerment will host its “8th Annual Community Luncheon” on Thursday, May 3, from 11:30 a.m. to...

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Bilingual Preschools Improve Academic Performance, But Few Schools Offer Them

Children who attend preschool programs are more prepared for school compared to those who don’t attend preschool. According to a 2017...

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Ibero’s 50th Anniversary Gala to Feature DWTS Winner, Recognize Award Recipients

By Staff-   “Dancing with the Stars” winner Jose Rene “J.R.” Martinez will serve as keynote speaker during the Ibero...