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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...

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City Council Holds Parcel 5 Forum; Crowd Leaves Standing Room Only

By Staff –   Rochester City Council’s public forum to discuss the future of Parcel 5 in Midtown drew a crowd that left...

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Marisol Ramos-López, City Rec Commissioner, Named Grand Marshal of 2017 Puerto Rican Festival Parade

By Staff –   Marisol Ramos-López, commissioner of Rochester’s Recreation and Youth Services Department, was designated...

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Ibero American Action League President Named to State Council on Women and Girls

By Staff –   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has created New York state’s first Council on Women and Girls, and Ibero American...

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RHBA Names Eugenio Marlin 2017 Hispanic Business Person of the Year

By Staff –   The Rochester Hispanic Business Association (RHBA), a Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce affiliate, has named...

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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Rochester Public Market Celebrates Latino Night

By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld –   Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta –  As the sun went down and the moon...

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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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Healthi Kids to Host “PlayROCs Your Neighborhood 2017″ Event

By Staff –   The Healthi Kids Coalition, an initiative of Common Ground Health, has announced its city-wide, “PlayROCs...