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Saturday 20 October 2018
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Category: Education, Featured News, Local News, Top Stories

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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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Puerto Rico’s Recovery Continuously Bogged By Bureaucracy

At the end of September of last year, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria. The category 5 hurricane slashed through the island leaving...

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Trump Administration Reverses Protections For Hondurans, Forces Return After Nearly Two Decades

An uncertain future inevitably lies ahead for thousands of Hondurans who, after seeking refuge in the United States from Hurricane Mitch...

Education Secretary Julia Keleher visits students at a school in Catano, Puerto Rico in March. PHOTO: NBC News

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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Asylum-Seeking Immigrants Facing Uncertainties and Stranded at Port of Entry

According to NBC News, there were around 150 immigrants stranded at the U.S. border on Monday as they were seeking asylum. The immigrants,...

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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...

Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics Powerless in Collecting Death Toll Data

Puerto Rico was left powerless in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Wet with flood water, scattered with shingles and glass, and ravaged....

A student holds a placard during a protest to demand the safe return of three film students who went missing in Guadalajara, Mexico. The placard reads, "It's not three, it's all of us." Photo: NBC News

Missing Mexican Film Students Abducted, Killed in Gruesome Case of Mistaken Identity

In mid-March, three film students from Universidad de Medios Audiovisuales went missing without a trace. Now, authorities and the...

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City Announces 2018 Clean Sweep Event

By Staff – Mayor Lovely Warren joined Naomi Silver, president of Rochester Community Baseball, to announce the details of this...