Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Education, Featured News, State/National News, Top Stories

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Number Of Latina Teachers On The Rise, U.S. Classrooms More Inclusive

A growing number of Latinas are going into teaching, new research shows, and they’re having a positive impact on the country’s...

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Study Finds Lack of Teacher Diversity Throughout New York State

By Staff –   Eighty-six percent of students in the Rochester City School District are black or Latino, compared to 18 percent of...

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NYSED Releases 2017 State Test Results; Students’ Scores Show Slight Improvement

The New York State Department of Education has released the 2017 English language arts (ELA) and math test results for students in...

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ACT Rochester, RACF Report Finds Educational and Economic Gaps for Blacks and Latinos in Rochester

By Staff –   Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta –   ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community...

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...


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...